After years building a fan base and crafting their sound, South Yorkshire band Alvarez Kings are ready to unleash their debut album on a music scene crying out for a guitar band to do something different. I caught up with singer Simon Thompson at The Leopard Doncaster, on the eve of their first ever headline show.
“So I gets this Ostrich…”
Doncaster has always had a healthy relationship with the Britpop era going right back to the legendary Britpop night at Karisma in the 90’s (currently being revived on the last Saturday of every month at Vintage Rockbar).
“I know, you love the song but not the singer…’
‘I see trouble, up ahead…’
‘It’s all that I can do, to sing these stupid songs to you…’
‘A big girl once came up to me after the show and said ‘I think you’re fatist.’ I said ‘No love, I think you’re fattest’…
26th October 2017