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

Savages/Palma Violets: Liverpool Leaf

Kate Mossman, Observer, The, 29 July 2012

IT'S A BARGAIN, two for one, a post-punk bogof: the band they're calling the all-girl Joy Division, plus four boys named after perfumed sweets. Both Savages and Palma Violets formed less than a year ago, neither has enough material for a whole album and one is still unsigned. They're joint-headlining a national tour though, 40 minutes each at the Liverpool Leaf tonight – which means all their songs and nothing left for an encore.

Total word count of piece: 656

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.