I only caught the last track from support band The Tuts, but boy do I regret that. Clearly Kate Nash, her band and The Tuts have built up a great relationship on the road over the last few weeks and this all came to an emotional head last night, the final night of the UK tour, as the girls from The Tuts played their part in Kate Nash's set too, joining her on stage for 'Girl Gang.' Actually half the audience jumped up on stage for that one too, it was a great moment! And with lead Tut Nadia stage diving left, right and centre (and into my nose at one point) they definitely added to the already electric atmosphere of the night.
Gone are the days of the overly produced and overly polished chintzy pop-rock tracks from Kate Nash, although she did treat the crowd to classics like 'Foundations' and 'We Get On.' Instead, those tracks have also developed into her more current, rockier sound. One highlight of the night was 'Mariella' taken from Kate Nash's début album Made Of Bricks, an honest and amusing look at everything Kate Nash isn't, starting it off with an amusing story about kicking her mum in the face as a kid....an accident of course! And her mum and dad where in the crowd too....and her sister if I'm not mistaken!
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Other highlights of the night included 'OMYGOD,' which The Tuts were pleased about...clearly they've all bonded over this track too. Also 'Kiss That Grrrl,' 'Sister' and 'Underestimate The Girl'; before which Kate Nash had some banter about how the tabloids have distorted everything and how it's so hard to be a woman with all the conflicting ideals that are thrown at us on a daily basis. Couldn't have said it better myself. Kate is a true feminist...girl power!
Oh....and also, a cheeky little cover of Meredith Brooks' 'Bitch' went down a right treat! Check out this video from her Bowery Ballroom show a while back.
I felt like I'd stepped back in time last night with the infamous stage of The 100 Club dressed in old amps and TV's, Kate Nash's old punky rock and roll with a modern slant on the world, with the band's beaten up instruments...nothing mattered, it was all about the atmosphere and it was on fire!