February 09, 2011

Tokyo Police Club at the Firebird

Last night's bill of post-punkers Tokyo Police Club and folk-tinged indie outfit Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin might have looked odd on paper, but it made perfect sense in concert. Both groups boast strong melodic sensibilities and pen lyrics colored with a sentimental streak. These shared elements made for a strong night of sweet pop in a show that fell just short of greatness. Click here to continue reading Bob McMahon's review of Tokyo Police Club and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin at The Firebird. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird for the last time on this tour.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird for the last time on this tour.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin opening for Tokyo Police Club at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing at The Firebird.
Members of Tokyo Police Club joined Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin for their last song, as it was their last night opening.
Members of Tokyo Police Club joined Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin for their last song, as it was their last night opening.