2010-12-26broken social scene @ metropolis for my birthday, roxanne gave me a ticket to see broken social scene at metropolis. the show was last saturday the 18th. we got good spots, front and centre, yay!
roxanne has already blogged all about it. i don't have much else to add.
openers were here we go magic:
broken social scene:
my favourite part was when they played "kc accidental". it's too bad they played it so early into their set; i wasn't even warmed up yet.
i've realized that this is a band i love so much more in a live setting. their albums are kind of meh. in concert, they have so much more energy. singer kevin drew has a cult leader-ish charm to him. during "ibi", he mentioned that a rage against the machine tribute band was in town, and that "we can do better than them", so he had us all shout the lyrics "fuck you, i won't do what you tell me" in increasing intensity.
i found this video of "anthems", with guest amy millan: