Last time I was at the Town Hall was to have graduation photos taken – this time was to see the wonderful Daniel Johnston. Despite the fact that The Wave Picture’s main set was scrapped due to travelling difficulties, it was still nice to be able to finally see laura marling. the chances of her playing ‘Cross Your Fingers’ was always slim, and the desperation to track her down and ask her about the Noah and the Whale album was great but obviously resisted.
Johnston’s set in itself was somewhat bizarre – one Beatles cover and a song by John Lennon in a setlist that was only about 11 tracks long anyway. He’s brilliant though. Here’s the review:
Daniel Johnston – Manchester Town Hall (This is Fake DIY)