James Vincent McMorrow sparkles at Camden’s Roundhouse

James Vincent McMorrow sparkles at Camden's Roundhouse

GETTYJames Vincent McMorrow at Camden’s RoundhouseIf James Vincent McMorrow’s voice were a condiment, I’d spread it on toast and eat it.Two notes was all it took. I was hooked for the remainder of his 90-minute set. At times as delicate as a spider’s web, the rest a soaring powerhouse, McMorrow’s voice is delicious. When he sings, you stop what you’re doing and listen.Selling out the iconic Camden Roundhouse, James’s headline set – the biggest he has ever played – was a sparkling triumph.”The first show I ever played in London was essentially stood on four milk crates,” he said, seeing the 1,700-strong crowd. “There were 60 people in the place. It’s got me thinking about how things have changed.” The first show I ever played in London was essentially stood on four milk crates James Vincent McMorrow An acoustic rendition of Higher Love came early on in the set, during which the crowd were so silent I worried they’d stopped breathing. Killer Whales, Get Low and We Don’t Eat were also highlights.With soaring harmonies and haunting solos, James – along with his four-piece band – can hit notes Mariah would be proud of. As a venue, the Roundhouse is a perfect fit, intimate enough to hear every note. GETTYJames Vincent McMorrow played in front of a 1,700-strong crowd at Camden’s RoundhouseGETTYJames Vincent McMorrow did a 90 minute set at Camden’s RoundhouseWith a smattering of funny patter throughout, James…

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