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The FiXXmas Tour Celebrates at The Odeum!

Cy Curnin, The Fixx

By Mike McKenney, Rock At Night New England

Venue: Greenwich Odeum, East Greenwich, Rhode Island-THE FIXX with Royston Langdon-Saturday, December 7, 2019

Cy Curnin, The Fixx

Starting off as “The Portraits”, collage friends Cy Curnin and Adam Woods recruited keyboardist Rupert Greenall, and others to form what would eventually become The Fixx.  To anyone of the MTV era, the unique sound of The Fixx is instantly recognizable. Cy Curnin’s amazing vocals, Rupert Greenall on keyboards, Jamie West-Oram on guitar, Adam Woods on drums, and bassist Dan K. Brown, played all their hits to a standing room only crowd at the Greenwich Odeum. The iconic songs that helped define a generation, “Saved By Zero”, “Red Skies”, had the entire sold out Odeum on their feet dancing.Curnin proved mega hit “One Thing Leads To Another” is still relevant today, trading leads with the audience.

Cy Curnin, The Fixx

The Fixx sounded even better than remembered performing “Are We Ourselves”, “I Found You”, and “Stand Or Fall”, as well as all the songs of their 18 song set were performed with the excellence achieved only by a band with the experience of The Fixx.

Royston Langdon

Since 1979, The Fixx has kept their unmistakable Rock/New Wave sound, with 18 albums. In keeping with the season, The Fixx closed the concert with holiday songs “Do What You Can (Peace on Earth)”, and John Lennon’s Happy Xmas (War is Over) 
 Royston Langdon (lead singer and songwriter for Spacehog) started the night off with his great vocals that culminated in an acoustical version of “In The Meantime”, a huge 1995 Spacehog hit.

The Fixx Setlist:

I Found You 
How Much Is Enough?
Driven Out
Camphor
Are We Ourselves?
No One Has to Cry
Saved by Zero
I’m Life
Stand or Fall
Phantom Living
One Thing Leads to Another
Girl With No Ceiling
The Sign of Fire
Deeper and Deeper
Red skies

Encore:
Sunshine in the Shade
Do What You Can (Peace on Earth)
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) 
(John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band cover)

 

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Mike McKenney
About Mike McKenney (96 Articles)
Senior Journalist/Photographer Mike McKenney is an award winning professional photographer and current New England Correspondent for Rock At Night magazine. With his years of experience and passion for Concert Photography, Mike has photographed many of the famous acts in the world today. Rock Icons such as Sting, Peter Gabriel, Dave Matthews, and Fleetwood Mac along with Country artist Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, and Jason Aldean have all appeared before Mike’s camera. "My goal is always to present the experience truthfully so fans can feel the energy and emotions the Artists convey. It’s a tremendous honor and responsibility to be allowed to create art while blending my two passions, music and photography”