Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Osibisa: Fairfield Hall, Croydon

Chas de Whalley, New Musical Express, 24 April 1976

ONLY CRITICAL SNOBBERY could deny Osibisa the distinction of having played one of the finest sets I have seen this side of Christmas. On this final night of a nationwide tour that consolidated their first-ever single success with 'Sunshine Day', Osibisa made their mistakes, but such was their energy, enthusiasm and zest that they'd hardly been on stage for 20 minutes before the hitherto staid and polite audience were on their feet dancing and chanting.

Total word count of piece: 717

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: