Dead Cat Bounce (4 stars)

Poised to go from cult hit to Minchin-like stardom


This article is from 2010.

Dead Cat Bounce

Last year they certainly had the rock stylings off pat but this time around they’ve nailed the comedy too. This four-piece from Dublin is the finished article, with songs about running with midgets, one that pokes fun at the cute frontman and a lovely staged song/skit about sacking the drummer. Surely now poised to go from cult hit to Minchin-like stardom.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 29 Aug, 9.45pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

Dead Cat Bounce... Too Fast for Love

  • 4 stars

Ireland's favourite comedy rock supergroup is back in Edinburgh. Expect smoke machines, screaming guitar solos and everything from hip-hop slow jams to '80s stadium anthems. 'These brilliant boys redefine rock'n'roll comedy' (Age); 'An exercise in studied brilliance' (Irish Times); 'Flawless' (Sunday Times); 'So far ahead…


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