A fantastic night! I didn't catch much of The Acorn, so I won't write anything about them. I couldn't take them seriously anyway as they have the same name as a local seedy Witherspoons.
It turned out to be Guy Garvey's birthday, and as the group huddled around the keyboard to begin Weather To Fly, He was serenaded by the band, the backing singers and the members of The Acorn as a cake was brought on stage.
The Bones Of You
Leaders Of The Free World
Any Day Now
Grounds For Divorce
The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver
Weather To Fly
One Day Like This
Scattered Black and White
A nice mix of old and new, although I felt the encore was a little too mellow. Something like ribcage or Fallen Angel wouldn't have gone amiss, or even if they'd done One Day Like This last, as the atmosphere was wonderful. …