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Friday, 24 April 2015

Wrong Meeting

In the middle of the last decade Two Lone Swordsmen moved from making high quality machine funk to adding live guitars and bass and digging out the rockabilly and garage band influences, with Weatherall singing. In 2004 they put out From The Double Gone Chapel (which had a cover of the Gun Club's Sex Beat) and then in 2007 the Wrong Meeting double set of albums in a lovely box with an art print and a t-shirt. In 2005 or 2006 they did a short tour as a 'proper' band including a gig at Sankey's Soap which I attended. The picture shows them playing in Edinburgh. The Soundcloud player below is a live recording of the band playing the title track from Wrong Meeting at the Bloc Weekender, posted by TLS guitarist Chris Rotter. Very good too- dirty guitars, rolling rhythm, sleazy fun.

I think there was video footage of this somewhere on the net at some point but I can't find it at the moment.


Anonymous said...

I didn't know they'd done a live tour. but given what was happening then, hardly a surprise.

Swiss Adam said...

Think you had other things on your mind Ctel. They only did a handful of dates. Shame they didn't keep it up

The Swede said...

Blimey, am I ever out of the loop as far as Two Lone Swordsmen are concerned. This is not what I would've expected from them at all. Good stuff.

Swiss Adam said...

Swede- the 2 Wrong Meeting albums are full of this kind of thing. To stuff. Get Out Of My Kingdom is the best song from it- should think its on youtube or somewhere similar