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Fatherson: Notice me now

Fatherson | The Hospital Club | 11 May 2016

Fatherson’s debut album sounds like a young band finding their feet. The songs are definitely there; the confidence perhaps not.

But two years on the road can be transformative. And tonight the three young men from Kilmarnock – all 23 – deliver an outsized performance more suited to Wembley Stadium than a soulless function room. Their energy and enthusiasm barely contained by a too-small, too-low stage, the trio plus touring guitarist roll out one giant chorus after another. In the process, Ross Leighton, Marc Strain, and Greg Walkinshaw reveal how the songs from 2014’s ‘I Am An Island’ have grown in the live arena, while showcasing the forthcoming ‘Open Book’ with tunes that are even more anthemic.

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Fatherson are an ‘Open Book’ at The Borderline

Fatherson are heading out on their biggest UK tour to date in support of their new album, ‘Open Book’.

The follow up to their self-released 2014 debut, ‘I Am An Island’, is out on 3 June 2016 and the Scottish trio are spreading the word out on the road for most of February. That includes a stop at The Borderline in London on 23 February 2016.

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