LIVE REVIEW: The Broken Islands @ The Troubadour London

Rock, Shoegaze, Trip-hop

Wednesday night was the first of a three-night residency at The Troubadour for Canadian rockers, The Broken Islands. The energy in the room was lifted by support act Joel Rothwell, who delivered with his band a 9 song set featuring explosive pop originals and a cover of New Rules by Dua Lipa.

The Broken Islands

A big contrast in style and genre, The Broken Islands took the stage at 10pm. The six-piece showed a versatile skill-set, swapping instruments within the first three songs along with haunting and powerful vocals from the lead singer which filled the room. The group amalgamate many different styles and genres from post-rock to shoegaze and trip-hop, their eclectic sound translated incredibly well live – overall an explosive and transcendent performance that had all audience members engaged.

The setlist for The Broken Islands @ The Troubadour, London – Wednesday 20th November:

El Dorado    
Gasoline Skies
1:18             
High Life          
Shape Shifter 
Drank Myself  
NOLTK             
Crown             
Eraser               
Ca Va passer       
Ballet               

The good news is that this was not a one-off show and there is still two upcoming shows from The Broken Islands at The Troubadour in London, as well as other UK dates: info below!

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