Broken Records & US Royalty played Mercury Lounge & Rock Shop (pics & more dates)
photos by Kyle Dean Reinford
[Broken Records] run the gamut of seriously intense stompers where the guitars, violin and keyboards seem like they are going to burst into flames at any second. On the other side of the spectrum, as singer Jamie Sutherland puts it, "Here's another sad bastard song." The tunes are stripped down, almost traditional sounding Scottish laments where Jamie stands alone to sing. It's one of those, "Please nobody talk" moments where Jamie plays the title track off their second album, Let Me Come Home, which he dedicated to his family in the crowd..."
[MusicSnobbery @ the Mercury Lounge show]
Scotland's Broken Records passed through NYC with US Royalty last week, playing dates at Mercury Lounge (2/22) and the Rock Shop (2/23) in celebration of their new LP Let Me Come Home (out now via 4AD).
The tour continues on the West Coast this weekend, starting at Seattle's Tractor Tavern on 3/2 (Wednesday). All dates and more pictures from the Rock Shop show, are below...
BROKEN RECORDS - 2011 TOUR DATES
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern United States
Thursday, March 3rd 2011 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios United States
Saturday, March 5th 2011 San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop United States
Sunday, March 6th 2011 Los Angeles, CA Satellite Club United States
Saturday, April 2nd 2011 Edinburgh The Caves United Kingdom
Saturday, April 23rd 2011 Isle Of Arran Whiting Bay Hall United Kingdom