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Neon Trees - Revolution, Fort Lauderdale, FL; 8-10-2012
Neon Trees - Revolution, Fort Lauderdale, FL; 8-10-2012
08/12/12 at 08:21 AM by Gregory Robson
Here's the problem with Neon Trees. At some point, the entire thing is going to grow tired.

Seen last Friday at the Revolution in Fort Lauderdale, the entire set felt like a carbon copy of David Bowie. While Tyler Glenn has never shied away from his affection for glam-rock's poster boy, Glenn's version of Bowie 2.0 felt a little over the top. By the end of the night, he almost felt like a caricature of himself. Insofar as a live band, there was little to complain about. The songs were strong, had few flaws and the energy was definitely tangible. Utilizing a drummer as a fill-in for Elaine Bradley (who is currently at home with a newborn baby), and a lethal tandem of two more than capable guitarists, the songs were shimmering, buzzy and full of flair.

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05:39 AM on 08/14/12
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I was just telling my girlfriend yesterday how Neon Trees has turned into this "strange electronic, but, not really, top 40" band. I know sound evolves, but, when it turns off your audience you are going in the wrong direction. Bands like this, who start to lean towards electro glam, instantly become charictures of themselves. Great review.
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