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Concert review: London indie rockers The Big Pink seem overwhelmed by small crowd in large hall

Published on Mar 16, 2014 11:15 AM
Robbie Furze of British indie band, The Big Pink. -- FILE PHOTO: ESPLANADE 

As far as indie bands go, London outfit The Big Pink are frontline purveyors of the big sound, having songs with massive choruses, thumping beats and walls of guitars and keyboards.

Unfortunately, the songs that could have rocked out stadiums felt a little hollow at the band's inaugural Singapore show during the Mosaic Music Festival.

This is largely because the three-piece outfit led by singer-guitarist Robbie Furze seemed overwhelmed by the large but sadly under-utilised Esplanade Concert Hall. The turnout was poor - less than a quarter of the 1,600 capacity venue was filled.

To give the band credit, they still played their hearts out for the fans who did turn up, mostly in their late teens and 20s.

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