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Spiritual Southern Soul: St. Paul And The Broken Bones Live In New York

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St. Paul And The Broken Bones stopped by the Capitol Theater in New York to play a blistering set of spiritual southern soul and riveting R&B.

Touring behind their new album Young Sick Camellia, the band was in fine form, tearing through their back catalog with scorching authority.

The fact is, lead singer Paul Janeway is one of the most charismatic frontmen in rock and roll today and his band is just about the tightest rhythm sections you’ll ever hear. The eight-piece horn-filled band are remarkable, and it’s hard to single out everyone because they’re all fantastic, but Bassist Jesse Phillips plays with prowl and sting, guitarist Browan Lollar’s licks are filled with nasty swagger and drummer Kevin Leon pounds mightily away and holds the whole thing down with muscle and nerve.

“Like A Mighty River” and “Mr. Invisible” were especially killer, while “Apollo” and “Grass Is Greener” were emotive and moving.

The band set the place on fire and when Janeway climbed into the rafters, he raised his hands, smiled into the crowd and watched it burn.

What a night!

Set List:

  1. LivWithOutU
  2. Flow With It (You Got Me Feeling Like)
  3. All I Ever Wonder
  4. Like a Mighty River
  5. Grass Is Greener
  6. Band Instrumental
  7. Mr. Invisible
  8. Convex
  9. NASA
  10. GotItBad
  11. Band Instrumental
  12. Apollo
  13. Bruised Fruit
  14. Sanctify
  15. Call Me
  16. Broken Bones & Pocket Change