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An Affair To Remember

Exactly two months ago today, I named “Blind” by Hercules and Love Affair my track of the year. I’d flipped out and stormed the DJ booth when I heard Hanna Hanra spin it at Durrr during London Fashion Week. While it’s still not available in the US iTunes store (I bought it from legal UK download site 7digital), New York City fans of the group finally got to hear them play the track live when HLA performed on Saturday night at an Opening Ceremony-hosted party at Studio B in Brooklyn. Billed as HLA’s first ever live show (they had actually played a secret show earlier in the month in a club in midtown Manhattan), it was an exciting, strange, and beautiful affair. A few random notes…the fire marshall showed up but fortunately the packed gig didn’t get shut down…Antony did not perform with the group as I hear he has fallen out with Andy Butler – a shemale named Nomi handled much of his vocals instead…visually the group comes across way more sleazy 80’s than the record would lead you to believe – think Frankie Goes To Hollywood meets Marc Almond in a leather bar in London’s Soho and you will be close…the music was amazing and the show had a great, positive vibe…hopefully Kim Ann will learn to project her voice more – I couldn’t really hear her. Too bad BoomBox isn’t still going – I think we’ve found their house band. Check out my photos from the night below…x eddie

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  • note to self… do the robot when photo is being taken of me. Great pic!

  • Ahahahaha. Oh man…I suck.

  • Anonymous

    shemale, dude?
    seriously. there are way better words.

  • cassie

    haha, you suck siri? why is my face bright red? was i dru-oh. right.

  • Roxy

    That first dress is divine!

  • Roxy

    Now that I look at it I realize it’s not a dress (right?)

  • Yeah – the first girl looked so authentically Studio 54 – not a dress – she’s wearing some kind of flowy, sheer linen, Bob Mackie-esque jumpsuit.

  • This all looks like some much fun. I know my friends would have love to be there.

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