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

LCD Soundsystem: Madison Square Garden

Iman Lababedi, Rock NYC, 3 April 2011

JAMES MURPHY is Irish, so why not a wake? Following his decision to kill off the LCD Soundsystem franchise, lead singer Murphy announced a last hurrah at Madison Square Garden, less than a month after the Pogues had done the same thing at T5. And that's what we got, four nights at T5 followed by a long (over 3 1/2 hours) career high, career overview. A statement made, and Murphy's statement was: "My call, we are leaving at the top."

Total word count of piece: 796

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.