Anthony BoydellUnited Kingdom
UnspecifiedWelcome...to my Shed!
Tim Minchin is a poet, a stand-up comedian, a virtuoso musician and a fierce, rational intellect in the body of a 1990s grunge star: the bastard child of Noel Coward and Jerry Lee Lewis. His songs capture the frustrations of family life or the loneliness of touring; he can eviscerate religion and make a miniature rock opera about cheese. He can break your heart with plaintive melodies or fill your ears (and bones) with a thumping, jumping tornado of jazzy rock-and-roll.
Supported by a joyful - and equally versatile - band, he powered his way through two hours+ and utterly delighted the large, Cardiff crowd.
Among the already-fabulous aural treats, his improvised backing of long-standing favourite Mitsubishi Colt, the gorgeously-harmonious Leaving L.A and the balls-out thunder of Fifteen Minutes stood out. And when he closed with Carry You, there wasn't a dry eye in the house...
Life and Games (but mostly games) from Tony Boydell: Father, Grandfather, Husband and Independent UK Game Designer.
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