Danielle Brigham hears the gospel according to Mike Skinner
Danielle Brigham, 14 Jul 2003
So what about all this hype about the Streets? The live experience of Original Pirate Material was, well, impressive. As the sun set over County Kildare the 22 year-old Brit took to the stage with a cup of the dark stuff and began rhyming about all things Guinness (and Witnness). This pretty much continued throughout his performance, peppering a flawless delivery with plenty of onstage antics alongside fellow MC Kevin Mark Trail. Skinner’s tomfoolery encouraged a constant flow of flying objects from the audience – juggling bottles, giant foam hands and a big, black brassiere. Ten points for entertaining the festival crowd. The tunes, they were choice. Methinks The Streets are here to stay.
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