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Sunday, 22 December 2013

#227: The Courteeners - Phones 4 U Arena - 13/12/13


It seems to me that The Courteeners are a band you either love or hate. Many people are under the impression that they’re an arrogant Oasis cover band (ironically much like Oasis being an arrogant Beatles cover band), however there’s far more to Liam Fray et al than just being a LAD band, which unfortunately they very much are. They seem to be a band for the people, and for the people of Manchester, and it’s for this reason that we go in to this evening expecting big things.

This review was originally written for God is In the TV Zine, click here to read in full.