Concerts

Last Night: The Polyphonic Spree at Fitzgerald's

The Polyphonic Spree Fitzgerald's February 14, 2012

Some of rock's most intriguing acts have risen from the ashes of their former bands. Such is the case with Dallas-based multi-member psych-pop band The Polyphonic Spree; front man Tim DeLaughter formerly fronted '90s alt-rock group Tripping Daisy.

Admittedly, I attended Polyphonic Spree's show at Fitzgerald's last night feeling dubious. Having seen them at Lollapalooza 2007, I'd written them off as an overly dramatic, unnecessarily sizeable horde of theater kids, whose onstage gimmicks forced their music (which is actually good) to go less noticed.

You know, like The Flaming Lips. (I await the backlash...)

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