Okkervil River | Islington Assembly Hall | 10 November 2016
Will Sheff gets right to the point: he’s more than a little bummed about Trump’s victory and what it means for his country. And for the past 48 hours, since the news broke, he’s been looking forward to working through his feelings with us.
“I’m glad to be here with you,” the singer admits before plunging into almost two hours of deep soul-searching that feels almost as cathartic for his audience. Against the backdrop of uncertainty, confusion, anger, despair, and frustration, the impact of his already evocative music and lyrics is only amplified.