Review: Ezra Furman and his band The Boyfriends, Lancaster Library

Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends perform at Lancaster Library.

Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends perform at Lancaster Library.

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Opening act, Morecambe-based The Heartbreaks, urged the audience to “have a sniff’ of the books” at Lancaster Library during a well-received Las-influenced set.

But Ezra Furman had no such reverence for his surroundings, proclaiming just two songs in, “This ain’t no library no more….you don’t have to be quiet, you’ve been quiet all day”.

And the magnificent racket made by this unorthodox frontman from Chicago was duly greeted by a justifiably fervent response from the packed floor.

 

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