Frightened Rabbit Triumph at Terminal 5

Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit play their largest headlining show ever at Terminal 5.

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Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit play their largest headlining show ever at Terminal 5. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Canadian indie rock band Wintersleep opened the show. Pictured is guitarist Tim D'eon. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Wintersleep's vocalist and guitarist Paul Murphy. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Originally, the band was a three piece, comprised of the previous two members and drummer Loel Campbell. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Mike Bigelow was added to play keyboards, though he eventually became the band's bass player. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Frightened Rabbit hit the stage at 9:15 and played until almost 11, drawing fairly equally from their last three albums. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Frightened Rabbit's vocalist Scott Hutchison. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Guitarist and keyboardist Andy Monaghan joined the band in 2008 to fill out the group's sound. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Billy Kennedy plays a variety of instruments for Frightened Rabbit including bass, lead guitar, and keyboards. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Grant Hutchison, who also happens to be Scott's brother. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Early on in the set, Scott mentioned that this was the largest show that the band had ever headlined, even beating out their native Scotland. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The last member of Frightened Rabbit, Gordon Skene, was added to the group in 2009. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The show had a very communal feel to it, with Scott even encouraging the crowd to get to know one another and dance. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The most challenging part of that was the dancing, with the floor of the venue packed from wall to wall. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group's main set spanned 15 songs including a solo rendition of "Poke" followed by "Swim Until You Can't See Land," their breakthrough single off their third album. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Frightened Rabbit ended their main set with "Acts of Man," the lead track off their latest album "Pedestrian Verse" which the band are supporting on this current tour. Photos by Michel Dussack
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While some bands would call it a night at that point, Frightened Rabbit continued on, coming back for a three song encore. Photos by Michel Dussack
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First was "The Woodpile," the second single from "Pedestrian Verse," followed by "Living in Colour" off their third album "The Winter of Mixed Drinks." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Frightened Rabbit invited Wintersleep back to the stage to close out the show together. Photos by Michel Dussack
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All the members of both bands played a stunning version of "The Loneliness and the Scream" to end the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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