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Rush of Retro Rock

Published: 31st December 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st December 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: Retro rock isn’t the new cool. It’s the always-and-ever-more kind of cool. Second Coming, the city-based band that has been doing the round of the Southern circuit, is a real testament to that. Add a band that belts out the best of retro rock covers with all the finesse of the best tribute bands out there to a bar that attracts people who know their music — and you get Second Coming at Radisson Blu’s Winchester. That’s the story of what happened last Saturday night — at least where it began.

musicians.jpgMost recently, Second Coming revamped their line-up every so slightly and have really worked on mixing their set-list up — with a judicious mix of covers with songs from their album Colours New, that released a while ago. Seeing as how the band’s USP has always been that they’re a bunch of musicians who’ve got a second Retro-Rock.jpg shot at tearing the city’s music scene up, they had a lot of ground to cover. Watching their ease as they flit from cover to own comp to cover, working the crowd effortlessly, one has to concede that they’re well on their way there.

Once the band, which comprised a refreshing mix of seasoned and budding musicians, got started, the crowd just began to stream in, despite the hour being fairly advanced. Though pub-hoppers and teeny-boppers are rarely seen in this nick of the woods, them being attracted to low-lit disco-ramas like moths to a fire, the crowd that had gathered to watch Second Coming rock the night away was just nigh perfect.

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