Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Ed Harcourt: Live at The Borderline, London

Nick Hasted, Uncut, August 2001

THE SINGER-SONGWRITERLY hush of bookshops doesn't, it turns out, bring out the best in Ed Harcourt's combative soul. His recent Borders acoustic show may have been a qualified success, but backed up here by a full band and string quartet, with a chattering, half-interested, boozed-up crowd to battle, the streak of unstoppable, wired arrogance which has brought him to the brink of real success at 22 serves him well.

Total word count of piece: 403

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: