Massive Attack meld set list rarities with innovative covers on first stop of 20th anniversary ‘Mezzanine’ tour [Watch]

Massive Attack meld set list rarities with innovative covers on first stop of 20th anniversary ‘Mezzanine’ tour [Watch]Massive Attack

Esteemed Bristol trip-hop trio Massive Attack descended upon Glasgow, Scotland to deliver the very first live performance of the long 20th anniversary tour, an effort that pays homage to the group’s cerebral LP, Mezzanine. Though Massive Attack’s Mezzanine-focused 2019 excursion is essentially rear-view facing, as the live initiative commemorates the effects of the semen creation, Massive Attack’s very first stop of the tour evidences the Mezzanine tour to be a elegant amalgamation of this timeless sound of the album and modern technical touches.

Falling under the umbrella of these technological updates the excursion will net with time-honored Mezzanine sound is a book audiovisual production in Adam Curtis. Known for his past documentarian perform, Curtis explains the visual element as a representation “of the journey ” that Curtis and the members of Massive Attack undergone in the time following Mezzanine’s release. “The show tells the story of we enclosed have moved into a peculiar universe and forecast our every move, haunted by ghosts from the past,” Curtis said of his contribution.

The part of the Mezzanine tour turns out to be a throwback that is elegant to individual record cuts and some musical collaborations. Liz Fraser of Cocteau Twins notably appeared alongside Massive Attack throughout their Glasgow show to do “Black Milk,” “Teardrop,” along with “Group Four. ” With the mindset of “the more the merrier,” Massive Attack also encouraged reggae vocalist Horace Andy to combine the Bristol outfit on stage for “Man Next Door” along with “Angel,” as well as one of Andy’s originals, “See a Man’s Face. ” Andy and Massive Attack’s live rendition of “See a Man’so Face” indicated the very first performance of the song since 1998. Massive Attack pleased crowd members together with “Exchange” and “Dissolved,” just two of the team ’s less common group inclusions. Massive Attack lent their own magic to other musicians’ function since they delivered addresses of The Velvet Underground’s “I Found a Reason,” Pete Seeger’s “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” along with The Cure’s “10:15 Saturday Night. ”

Footage from the tour date further illustrates the potency of Massive Attack’s first live impression on the Mezzanine excursion, that will increase in strength with each resulting date of this tour, spanning Europe and North America.

H/T: Consequence of Sound

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