May 25, 2010 2 Comments
by David D’Agostino
“Beatles Tribute Band” doesn’t really do justice to the performances of the Fab Faux. From what I had seen and heard before the show, it was obvious this was not your typical tribute band. First: no wigs, no Black Oyster Pearl Ludwig drum kit, and they’re not even all that cute. (OK, Jack’s kinda cute and Will has a mop-top).
Second, they sing in their own voices — no phony accents, no vocal mimicry, just straight-ahead interpretations of the lead vocals with transcendent harmonies.
Third, and most important, the music. Except for Paul McCartney’s band, you have never heard (and never will hear) a group that can play the music of the Beatles like the Fab Faux can. Unless you heard The Beatles, and if you did — you didn’t hear them play most of these songs. Read more of this post