Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
UEA LCR, Norwich
UEA LCR, Norwich
As rock 'n' roll names go Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly is one of the more imaginative. It is certainly better than Sam Duckworth - the singer-songwriter's more succinct birth name which makes him sound like the offspring of two ageing Coronation Street characters.
The innovation does not stop at the diversionary moniker (matched only by equally well-named support act Pull Tiger Tail who add a warped slice of pop to proceedings).
Taking to the stage with a laptop and acoustic guitar - two pieces of equipment rarely used together in live performance - he has developed a sound dubbed folktronica.
In truth Get Cape's music has more in common with acts like James Blunt than he would care to admit. But it's difficult not to acquire a liking for his troubadour style and refusal to be confined by any genre.
He would be the first to admit that he does not have the most extensive repertoire - his apologies for short encores due to the fact 'I don't have much material' are now customary.
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But with tracks including the ever-so catchy I Spy, Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager and War of the Worlds already sounding like classics, he has little to apologise for. You cannot help but walk out of the gig with the 'ba da ba ba bas' still ringing in your ears like an exquisite form of tinnitus.