Venue: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, Singapore
Date: 15th September 2014
Promoter: Forefront Asia
Review by: Hanis A.
Special Thanks: The Forefront Asia/The Gathering team
Biffy Clyro rocked out hard on Monday night at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel.
Simon, James, and Ben stepped onto the stage all ready to play their tunes to the warm crowd who had been waiting for their arrival for a very long time.
They kicked off the night with the slow-starting “Different People”, which exploded into the loud noise that was Biffy Clyro. Loud numbers like “That Golden Rule” and “Sounds Like Balloons” were played to the already hyped up fans who were jumping about and chanting along to the words. The trio really knew how to get a crowd moving!
The Scottish rock band went on to perform hits from their latest album, Opposites, including “Victory Over The Sun” and crowd favourite, “Biblical”. It wasn’t all about their new record however, as Biffy Clyro did also play a few older tunes such as “57” and the fist-thrusting “Glitter and Trauma” for the older fans, which the majority of the crowd appreciated.
Of course, nearing the end of the set, they finally performed the famous track, “Many of Horror”. The tune, featured on the deluxe edition of the Transformers: Dark Of The Moon soundtrack, had everyone dancing and singing along. Opposites’ lead single, “Black Chandelier”, and “Bubbles” off 2009’s Only Revolutions had closed their set.
As they left the stage, the crowd started chanting their name and began cheering for an encore. Nobody could have gotten enough of Biffy Clyro. Well, appropriately so, since us Singaporeans have been waiting almost forever for them to grace our shores!
Simon addressed the crowd as soon as they returned to the stage, thanking everyone for coming, sounding very much grateful for the fans they had garnered on our tiny little island, on the opposite side of the world. They then began their three-song encore with the slow “Machines”, which then erupted into the uproarious “Stingin’ Belle”, before ending their 19-song set with upbeat “Mountains”.
It was indeed a rocking night with Biffy Clyro, one that was well worth the long wait for.