The Good Lovelies + The Fortunate Ones, The Old Queens Head, Islington, 17th April 2019

St John’s, the capital of the Canadian province Newfoundland and Labrador, is actually nearer to London than to Nashville which might make one give pause for thought on whether the Atlantic is just, well, overrated. Both of tonight’s bands hail from that Canadian province and both are in a celebratory mood as it’s the last date of their four week UK tour, “Last night at camp” as they describe it, hosted in the traditional pub setting of The Old Queen’s Head in Islington. Headliners The Good Lovelies, who met in their very first years at primary school and reunited as a full time band in 2006, draw on several highlights from their recent album Shapeshifters, an album which saw a slight move towards more pop-rock influences than in their early material. Continue reading “The Good Lovelies + The Fortunate Ones, The Old Queens Head, Islington, 17th April 2019”