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David Gray, Royal Festival Hall

David Gray, Royal Festival Hall

Heartfelt tunes from the head-waggling singer-songwriter

Head-waggling - and heartfelt: David Gray

How much did I like this show? Well, here’s a clue: at the end, the only really bad thing I could think of was that the bass guitar could have been a bit louder. I’ve seen David Gray on stage quite a few times now, and this was easily the most satisfying show, the one that did justice to his voice, his music, his songs, and especially his lyrics, which were, almost uniquely for such an event, audible and understandable almost word for word.

How much did I like this show? Well, here’s a clue: at the end, the only really bad thing I could think of was that the bass guitar could have been a bit louder. I’ve seen David Gray on stage quite a few times now, and this was easily the most satisfying show, the one that did justice to his voice, his music, his songs, and especially his lyrics, which were, almost uniquely for such an event, audible and understandable almost word for word.

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i thought he was brilliant last night. It's been a while since I caught up with his latest music, so was unfamiliar with some of the songs, but the classics were there and i thought it was a thoroughly enjoyable the whole way through.

great show - first time Id ever seen him and much preferred himlive to his records

I *just* missed out on tickets for this but I have been lucky enough to see him a few times, always gives all and my all-time favourite now. Wonderful!

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