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Loitered Lens: The BibleCode Sundays

London Irish folk rockers set the stage a-jigging at the O2 Indigo. Photos


[dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”]F[/dropcap]ar more akin to the grittiness of The Levellers than the sanitised folk-light of Mumford and Sons, The BibleCode Sundays grabbed the attention of the early arrivals [to PiL’s O2 Indigo show].

Maybe It’s Because I’m an Irish Londoner set out their identity with a lyrical style not dissimilar to The Pogues, with the story telling ability of a generation raised on folk tunes.

Three guitars (lead, acoustic and bass) gave a well-rounded college rock vibe at times with the added bonus of an accordion and an extremely accomplished left-handed violinist to infuse it with full-on Celtic folksiness.

– Sarah C-B gets a drop of the good stuff before the main act at Public Image Limited, June 4th 2016

Photos: Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.


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