Japandroids Pay It Back at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg

June 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Japandroids Pay It Back at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg

" Brian King is quite the chatty Cathy. The guitarist and singer of the two-man Canadian group Japandroids rambled on between each number his band played at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday night, introducing songs, giving us permission to go smoke or urinate during "the only slow song we're going to play"  urging us to go pick up records by his favorite band The Dream Syndicate, telling us that he didn't believe the hype about Brooklynites being withdrawn, arms-crossed concert goers, asking us not to make fun of him for talking too much. (I'm not, by the way. It's very endearing.) 

Towards the end he talked about how he and drummer David Prowse have been touring nonstop for close to seven weeks, and will finally get to head home soon. "It's easy to phone it in when the end is so close," he told us. "But we would never do that to you."  

He was true to his word "

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