Blondie – London

Blondie, Brixton Academy, London, November 2017

On the final night of their 2017 European tour at Brixton Academy in London, Blonide come on stage just before 9pm, moments after a bloke is overheard in the crowd saying he had “waited 38 years for this.” Debbie Harry takes to the centre, wearing a white cape, like the superhero she is to many. She stands with her back to the crowd, so they can clearly see the advice written on there, with lettering in the style of a boxer’s nickname on a robe, saying “Stop fucking the planet.”

And then she turns rounds, the band get into One Way or Another, and the Academy starts to rock. Continue reading…