Posted by Danni Le Toullec on October 5, 2010
When Mother Nature heard that Parklife was being promoted as the ‘sound of next Summer’, I think she had some other things in mind for the Sydney crowd on Sunday 3rd October. Gumboots, frayed cut offs, butt cheeks, rain ponchos and mud. Oh, and some pretty sweet music. For once, Melbourne got the sunshine on Saturday, whilst Brisbane spent their afternoon on the 25th September getting sporadically splashed with rain.
Anyway, enough about the weather, here is the rundown of the Sydney show.
Gypsy & the Cat played one of the earlier sets of the day at the Sahara stage. Drawing a pretty substantial crowd, it’s clear that this band is developing quite the following. As predicted, ‘Time to Wander’ was a huge hit with the crowd, who couldn’t help but sing along to the lofty lyrics.
Yolanda be Cool vs. Dcup teased their crowd with snippets of ‘We No Speak Americano’ throughout their entire set. When they finally played it for their finale, each and every person was so happy to put an end to the suspense that not one set of hands or feet were still.
Despite some volume issues at the Kakadu stage, Darwin Deez kept the whole crowd entertained with their dance antics and ADD style guitar skills. Although we'd already chatted about his onstage moves, their set was still a pleasant surprise. In his tan trenchcoat and trademark headband strapping in his ringlets, Darwin and his four bandmates paused between songs to perform various dance sequence, one involved some push ups before they launched into ‘Constellations’.More...