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Kasabian
O2 Academy Glasgow
Glasgow
Doors: 19:00
Age: Standing: 14+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Seated: 8+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18.
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Kasabian took the British press by storm in the early 2000s by mixing traces of The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, and Primal Scream with Oasis-sized confidence and DJ Shadow-influenced electronics. Named after Linda Kasabian, Charles Manson's getaway driver-turned-state witness, the Leicester-based group also took a page from The Band by moving into a remote farmhouse to brew its music. Communal life and a slew of shared influences produced an electronic, rock-oriented sound that harked back to the Madchester days of baggy pants and druggy dancing. Releasing their eponymous debut in 2004, Kasabian expanded that sound on later albums, but the band's foundation remained rooted in fragmented dance textures and boisterous rock & roll. The approach was well-received; the group went to the top of the U.K. album chart for the first time with 2006's Empire, and their sixth album, For Crying Out Loud, became their fifth straight number one when it arrived in 2017

Genres

Electronic Rock