Tag: Camden

Finally, Taking Back Sunday in London

Taking Back Sunday at The Roundhouse, London

It’s been over 10 years in the making but the original line up who blessed us with ‘Tell All Your Friends’ graced the London stage at The Roundhouse in Camden. The equilibrium of the band had been restored with Adam Lazzara and John Nolan reunited and supported by the ever present Eddie Reyes and Mark O’Connell with Shaun Cooper on bass.

The new album is out at the end of June and we got to hear a few tracks tonight, notably, ‘Faith’, ‘El Paso’ and ‘Best Place To Be A Mom’ but it was the original songs that grabbed the headlines. ‘Cute Without The E’ and ‘So Last Summer’ seemed as fresh today as they have ever been and won the crowd over with ease.

Banksy: Living Room Scene, Regent Lock Camden

Banksy Regent canal

The best parts of London are hidden.

Even better parts of London are temporary.

That’s what makes street art so special.

It exists in difficult to reach places and only for a finite period of time. I recently saw the latest London edition of Banksy artwork.

Lower yourself from the hustle and bustle of Camden Lock Market and walk east along Regent’s canal. After about 5 minutes you will come up against Banksy’s Living Room Scene.

It’s a simplistic chalk drawing that could have been drawn by anyone but there are little tell tale signs that are unmistakably Banksy.