LONDON G.A.Y. FESTIVAL 2001 REVIEW

 

www.dotmusic.com July 2001

The last pop act of the night manage the same trick, the ever peculiar and ever wonderful Human League. Although they increasingly look like they should be in a particularly depressing Mike Leigh film, the excellence of 'Mirror Man' and 'Electric Dreams' haven't faded with the years. People start trudging homewards only to be stopped dead in their tracks by the iconic class of 'Don't You Want Me'.
Which leaves only one band, and how odd it is to see Suede in this setting, and yet, how right. Though they claim half the crowd of the League, the fans make up for it in fervour. Suede reward them with the best set this writer has seen them play in ten years. More relaxed, playful and, well, rocking than ever, their set is universally hailed as the best of the day...