Last Friday night Stu and I went to the Harlow Playhouse in not so glitzy Harlow to see the wonderful PP Arnold perform.
Stu and Darren had seen her perform live years ago at The Rocket in Holloway and we were both rather excited about seeing her this time around.
Let's face it, Harlow is a dump. And The Playhouse isn't much better to be honest. But when PP came on stage she lit up the room. A room that sat about 200 but on that night had a paltry 30 or so. "You may be a small crowd" announced PP, "but I can sure feel a lot of love in the room". Too right.
PP has had a full career - performing and working with the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Small Faces, The Bee Gees, P.J.Proby, Eric Clapton, Steel Pulse, Billy Ocean, The KLF, Roger Waters, Ocean Colour Scene, Primal Scream, Oasis and Dr. Robert off of The Blow Monkeys (to name but a few).
We were treated to many of her hits and favourite covers including Angel Of The Morning, Eleanor Rigby and the seminal The First Cut Is The Deepest.
Great voice, great show.