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arming up the crowd for Augustines’ farewell gig was always going to be a tough gig.
Fatherson took it on with verve, proceeding to blow the cloud of sorrow from the auditorium out into the cold London streets as they powered into Always. Within a few short songs the atmosphere began to swing from funeral to full-on party.
– Carl Byron Batson reporting from the Kentish Town Forum.
Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission from the photographer.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.