Travis @ The Olympia

“It’s easy to forget that Travis were once one of the biggest bands in Europe, winning Brit and Ivor Novello Awards in the late ’90s and even headlining Glastonbury in 2000. But bands like Coldplay and Keane stole their mid-paced radio thunder during a period of inactivity following a near fatal swimming accident by drummer Neil Primrose. Travis failed to make up the ground they lost to these and other bands as the next generation rebelled against the four-finger G sound of Britpop. A series of patchy albums followed before Travis eventually took time to, as Fran Healey explains, “rock out with the little people.” – Stephen Byrne – 

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