The Lemonheads, Engine Rooms, Southampton, 17th February 2019

Promptly onstage mere seconds prior to 9pm  and offstage by 10  and playing a career spanning setlist of 25 plus songs in between,  Evan Dando set quite a pace tonight. Pace and haste, perhaps not two words one would normally associate with the Lemonhead chief. After all, the new album ‘Varshons 2’ follows on from 2009’s initial ‘Varshons’ album so it seems that Dando is not in a rush to shake off the 1990’s slacker rock tag. Yet, donned in a fine white blazer matching his SG guitar, Dando and the current Lemonheads four-piece line up were straight out of the blocks with quick fire songs from the early catalogue including ‘Hospital‘, ‘Down About It’, ‘The Turnpike Down’ and ‘Its A Shame About Ray’. Continue reading “The Lemonheads, Engine Rooms, Southampton, 17th February 2019”