“The Who breathe new life into Quadrophenia”

Mojo heeft een recensie over het concert in Londen.

“This is very much the Daltrey and Townshend show. The guitarist (..) suggests an odd combination of art teacher and street hooligan. He gurns, he grins, he grimaces and he windmills his right arm through 360 degrees every time he thinks the audience might be flagging.

Daltrey, with his toffee-coloured tan and shirt half-unbuttoned, exudes the air of an old Shepherd’s Bush villain back from Marbella for one last job (very Sexy Beast). But he commands the stage, foghorn-loud on The Real Me and The Punk And The Godfather, subtle and heartfelt on Sea And Sand“.

“After Won’t Get Fooled Again, Daltrey and Townshend perform the Endless Wire album’s Tea And Theatre alone. It’s a thoughtful ballad that perfectly sums up what’s gone before: “The story is done… a thousand songs… We’re older now.”  Older indeed, and perhaps wiser too. But, thankfully, not too much..


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