Dead Cat Bounce (4 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Dead Cat Bounce

Poised to go from cult hit to Minchin-like stardom

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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