Watch Various Artists - Keane Curate A Night For War Child
- 1 hr 10 min
Various Artists - Keane Curate A Night For War Child is a 2007 concert film that gives music fans an opportunity to witness an amazing charitable event where a variety of musicians come together and perform for a benevolent cause. The event - curated by Keane - was organized to raise funds and raise awareness about the humanitarian situation in Congo.
The concert took place at the world-famous Brixton Academy in London, which has been a stage for many memorable rock concerts. The film opens with shots of the arena filling up with people who have come to witness some of the biggest names in the music industry perform live. As the artists are preparing backstage, the crowd started chanting, showing their eagerness.
The evening begins with tracks from two up-and-coming British bands, Ripchord and Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly., who set the tone for what is going to be a night full of with talented musical performances. After that, the American songstress, K.T. Tunstall lights up the stage with her hits such as 'Suddenly I See'. Tunstall's outstanding vocal range and her ability to play multiple instruments mesmerized the audience.
Following her performance, the American rap-rock band, The Automatics, pumps up the energy in the arena with their exhilarating rendition of their hit single 'Monster'. The band's electrifying stage presence and the fusion of rock and rap has the audience riled up, causing a surge of excitement and energy; people start jumping around and singing along to the lyrics.
Following The Automatics, the Welsh rock band, Feeder, took the stage with their latest single 'Lost and Found', which was followed by other tracks from their latest album. The band's style of dynamic rock music that infuses indie and emo themes was a perfect fit for the audience, and the band members showed off their impressive guitar playing skills.
The next act was the British indie rock band, Mystery Jets, who brought with them a charming and feminine touch to the night. The band's lead vocalist, Blaine Harrison, fused electronic sounds with an indie vibe, delivering a set that showed off his high range vocals and the band's ability to craft catchy melodies.
Up next, Keane, the band behind the name of the event, took the stage. Keane's performance was unique in that they opted for a stripped-back version of their tracks, showcasing their vocal and instrumental skills with only a piano, drums, and bass. The trio poured their hearts into their set, and their emotional and raw performance gave the audience goosebumps. Their performance was truly one of the most memorable of the night, introducing a hushed atmosphere in the room.
After that, there was a performance by the indie rock-post-punk revivalists Bloc Party, who amped up the venue exponentially. Bloc Party's lead vocalist, Kele Okereke's, distinctive voice, and the band's non-stop anthemic tracks, got the audience's feet moving and their voices singing. The band's energy unfurled around the arena as people started jumping, dancing, and moshing.
After Bloc Party's animating power, The Magic Numbers took the stage, and they brought along with them a quirky and lovable indie-pop flair. The band's set was accompanied by strings, covering Billy Bragg's ‘A New England’, and the band's own tracks like ‘Forever Lost’. The band gave a performance that put a smile on everyone's faces.
The last act of the night was British soul singer Lily Allen, who brought her unique and satirical blend of pop, hip-hop, and reggae with her. Lily Allen's energetic stage persona and musical diversity entertained the audience with some of her most famous hits including, ‘LDN’ and ‘Smile’. Her performance was accompanied by dancers in animal costumes; it was carnival-like and left the audience feeling high-spirited.
In conclusion, Various Artists - Keane Curate A Night For War Child is a touching reminder of the power of music to create change and bring people together. The film showcases the immense talent of different musicians and how a shared goal of philanthropy can lead to something, everyone can be proud of. The concert brought together multiple genres of great music, performers of various ages and backgrounds, leaving audience participants with an unforgettable evening for a fine cause.
Various Artists - Keane Curate A Night For War Child is a 2017 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 10 minutes.