By Nadia Ahmad |Staff Writer|
The band played a mind-blowing show that left the audience awestruck.
“I cannot put into words how good that show was. I’m speechless,” said a fan after the show was over.
I too was speechless after the concert and agree that this was one of the greatest shows I have ever been to.
Singer and frontman Dan Smith had so much energy on stage and really gave it his all.
I’m amazed at the range of his voice and how easily he can transition from singing soft, beautiful ballads in a falsetto tone to delivering a fierce, vigorous performance that makes you want to dance your pants off.
From the moment he jumped on stage, he was constantly dancing and encouraging fans to dance and sing along with him.
His singing was so enthusiastic and his voice sounded flawless.
He made sure that the fans were having a great time and staying involved in the show.
While performing their latest single “Flaws” Smith actually ran through the sea of fans and all around the venue while still managing to sing beautifully.
I have never heard fans scream or cheer louder at any other show in my life.
He gave new meaning to interacting with fans and literally made my heart feel warm.
Another highlight of the concert was when the band brought out the absolutely adorable Ella Eyre, one of the opening artists featured on the band’s second mixtape, “Other People’s Heartache PT. 2.”
Bastille and Eyre performed “No Angels,” a cover of “No Scrubs” by TLC with the track of “Angels” by The XX.
Eyre brought an R&B touch to Bastille’s pop-rock sound.
The two artists have such a unique sound and style that helped them flow perfectly.
I had the honor of seeing the band about a year ago in San Diego, and I remember wishing that they would have played this song because it sounded so soulful.
Hearing it live was an amazing experience, and judging by how many fans were singing along, I wasn’t the only one who was genuinely ecstatic that they chose to perform it.
After seeing the band live, I have the utmost respect for them.
Smith formed the band back in 2010, but it wasn’t until their fourth single “Pompeii,” that they became the breakthrough artists they are today.
The group has gained popularity over the course of this past year after performing at various music festivals, such as Glatsonbury and Coachella.
They have also had two songs featured on the Billboard Top 100 chart.
It is evident how much the group has grown in the past year and how they have become such strong performers.
All I can say is, thank you. Bastille, thank you.