Gimme Friction: Television at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 21 April 2001
ONE MOMENT, more than any other during this one-off London show on Easter Sunday, summed up the nature of the curious rock beast that is Television. As bassist Fred Smith – anchorman and peacekeeper in the quartets volatile mix of egos – introduced TVs two principal sparring partners, both men were entirely invisible to anyone who wasnt standing at the very lip of the stage.
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