The Vaccines-English Graffiti

For the second time in a week I’m sitting here listening to music by artists I genuinely like and wondering if maybe I’m just stupid. A few days ago it was Brandon Flowers sophomore solo effort that was defying my belief in his talents, and now the third full-length from The Vaccines is giving me equal doubts. They are trying something different from the brilliant … Continue reading The Vaccines-English Graffiti

The Vaccines at Lincoln Hall with San Cisco, 2/6/2013

In the 18 months since I last saw The Vaccines my love for them has only grown. Their second LP, Come Of Age, landed in my top 25 of 2012 and acted as a great follow-up to their awesome debut. When I saw them at Schubas for a Lollapalooza aftershow, I stood at the very front of the stage. It was one of the most … Continue reading The Vaccines at Lincoln Hall with San Cisco, 2/6/2013

The Vaccines Come Of Age

Early last year The Vaccines burst onto the scene and exploded in my eardrums with their debut record What Did You Expect From The Vaccines. They were nominated for the Mercury Prize (which I thought they deserved to win), sold a ton of records, and travelled the world. It wasn’t all sunny days, though. The band had to miss a run of shows so that … Continue reading The Vaccines Come Of Age