Judging by the audiences' volatile reactions, She Wants Revenge did everything in their power to give the audience what they wanted: a spectacle (with some music). About half-way through their hour and a half set, a fight erupted. (This isn't the first time, we hear, that fights have started at one of their shows.) The lead singer, Justin Warfield asked, "Can't we all just get along?" and then continued singing their synth-pop Depeche Mode influenced tunes. Before the mad chaos and anger erupted, a different sort of emotion was in the air: love. Two girls (hot-looking-art-school-types) were making out right in front of us - meaning they had entered our claustrophobic-do-not-enter-under-any-circumstance bubble - and it
unfortunately fortunately felt like some strange version of a ménage à trois. But, through all of the antics - the earthquake-induced jumping, large amounts of audience participation, illegal-substance abuse, silly string and screaming - we did hear some music... just barely.
One of the main attractions but also main detraction was the incredible lighting design. Purely rating the integrity of the design, we can honestly say it was one of the best we have ever seen. Each song had a completely different lighting theme with variations. The lights perfectly complemented what She Wants Revenge was trying to musically capture. At times though, it overshadowed the band and music - it then became the "thing" to watch.
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