home
news
shows
releases
services
videos
info
Tacks, The Boy Disaster - First Ever Uk Show
6th November 2007
Share: Artist Profile »
TACKS, THE BOY DISASTER play their first ever UK show tomorrow (Wed 7 Nov). They are set to play 229 on Great Portland Street and are supported by Effi Briest and Inward Eye. All these bands have travelled from afar, so please come along to support your foreign cousins!

TACKS, THE BOY DISASTER have a sound too expansive to be labeled purely as indie rock. Tacks, the Boy Disaster offer thoughtful and imaginative lyricism, solid musical hooks and rich instrumentation reminiscent of late-'60s/early-'70s pop. Yet the band, whose moniker is derived from a minor character in a forgotten children??s book, has managed to reconcile their brilliant pop sensibility and familiarity with their taste for the unexpected. These little musical surprises, ranging from a juxtaposition of melancholy lyrics with sunshine-y harmonies ?Ć la Harry Nilsson to whirling piano lines are what set Tacks?? sound apart from their peers. The Austin Chronicle called Oh, Beatrice, 'a mixture of ecstasy and mania', comparing Tacks?? sound to Bowie, Beach Boys, and the early Factory Records releases.

Video:

Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Hang On To Your Egos, It’s Havoc 3 On July 5th!
20th June 2016
Read the full story »
Habitats Set For New Release With September Tour
14th June 2016
Read the full story »
The Temper Trap- Aim Awards Show On 24th Aug
14th June 2016
Read the full story »
Come On Join The Mull Historical Society 21 June
13th June 2016
Read the full story »
Albert Gold Plays Down In The Park!
31st May 2016
Read the full story »
Hold On To Your Jodphurs – Here Comes Havoc 2!
31st May 2016
Read the full story »
Fandango & Fierce Panda At The Great Escape!
13th May 2016
Read the full story »
New Monthly Gig Arrives To Lighten Up Dalston Victoria
18th April 2016
Read the full story »
Albert Gold Shines On With New Single + Launch Show
4th April 2016
Read the full story »
Habitats Finish Tour In Nottingham - Thurs 24 March
21st March 2016
Read the full story »
Capital Stuff! Helsinki Hits London!
21st March 2016
Read the full story »
Club Fandango Celebrates 15th Birthday At Birthdays
4th March 2016
Read the full story »
Playing House Play Finsbury On 26 Feb Loudly!
20th February 2016
Read the full story »
White Giant Support Ngod At Free Entry Show - 12 Feb
8th February 2016
Read the full story »
Whistlejacket Headline Independent Venue Week!
21st January 2016
Read the full story »
It's Pandamonium 2016 - Week 2!
5th January 2016
Read the full story »
Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Hang On To Your Egos, It’s Havoc 3 On July 5th! »
Habitats Set For New Release With September Tour »
The Temper Trap- Aim Awards Show On 24th Aug »
Come On Join The Mull Historical Society 21 June »
Albert Gold Plays Down In The Park! »
Hold On To Your Jodphurs – Here Comes Havoc 2! »
Fandango & Fierce Panda At The Great Escape! »
New Monthly Gig Arrives To Lighten Up Dalston Victoria »
5
Jul
8
Jul
9
Jul
Disorder Dj's +
@ The Lexington, London
"Club Fandango is the undisputed Daddy of London's indie showcase scene" - Time Out
2 Tier Web Design London