Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

New Old Romantics 

Going solely by the tunes on Cut Copy’s new disc, In Ghost Colours, you’d swear the Aussie trio dresses in frilly shirts, gravity-defying hairdos, and other accoutrements of the ’80s New Romantic period. But no, they’re just three shaggy-lookin’ dudes fervently merging the synth-pop sounds of the Human League, New Order, and OMD with the delicate vocals and airy guitars of Prefab Sprout and the Dream Academy. The group occasionally sounds like the parts of the Pretty in Pink soundtrack you fast-forwarded through to get to the Smiths tune, but its music can be rather charming live. Find out for yourself when Cut Copy performs on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Mezzanine at 8 p.m. The show is sold out; call 625-8880 or visit — Michael Alan Goldberg
Sun., Oct. 5, 8 p.m., 2008


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment


  • Third Eye Blind @ The Masonic
    Third Eye Blind performed on Sunday, July 26 at The Masonic to a sold out show with the support of Dashboard Confessional & Ex-Cops. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.
  • Morrissey @ San Jose Events Center
    The last stop for Morrissey serenaded the sold out crowd during his only Northern California date on Saturday, July 25 at the San Jose Events Center. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed