Review and photos by John Sanucci
The Pretty Reckless, Starland Ballroom, Sayreville
NJ - November 20, 2017
I first saw the Pretty Reckless in May of 2015 on the Jersey
shore, and had no idea of what to expect. But I really did
like them. So now, 2 1/2 years later, having listened to
their music and knowing their songs, I was ready for a kick
ass show. And that's exactly what I got.
With Taylor Momsen's gritty voice and her band's great music
behind her, rock is alive and well with the Pretty Reckless.
With a solid 12 song set, they rocked the Starland Ballroom
with a sold out show before leaving for tour in Europe.
Starting in Denmark in mid November, they will finish in
Paris in mid December.
It was a great set list with everyone in the crowd holding
up their lighters and cell phone lights to "Who You
Selling For." The encore finished the show with "Fucked
up World," with drummer Jamie Perkins doing a fantastic
10 minute solo!
It was a long wait to get to see them again, but well worth
it !! Taylor Momsen, Ben Phillips, Mark Damon, Jamie Perkins,
thank you for a great show. Anyone
looking for some great rock, be sure to see them on their
next tour. I know I will be going again! They are a must
see rock band.
Follow me down
Since you're gone
Make Me Wanna Die
Who you selling for
Living in the storm
going to hell Take me down
Fucked up world
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