On the second official day of Summer the boats were already filling the Boston waters. The Sun was shining all day and what better way to enjoy the night was for some outdoor live music by the water.
To start the night off was the 90s Rock band Garbage. They were formed in the 90’s from Madison, Wisconsin. They are currently touring off their seventh studio album No Gods No Masters. Fans packed the arena early to get a glimpse of the band that they grew to love over the years. Even thought the band took a short hiatus fans were still eager to seem them perform live again.
The band kicked off their set with some new stuff off the latest album which intertwined into their older sound that the fans know and love. Their set featured songs like “Stupid Girl,” “Special,” and Only Happy When It Rains.” Even though their was a slight mishap during the intro to “Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go),”from lead vocalist Shirley Manson, the fans cheered as the band started the song over with a more electronic version then normally heard. They played a few more songs before rounding out the night featuring the iconic “Push It.” If you are a fan of the 90’s rock you should try and get to see them live. They put on a great performance with great energy and overall an amazing act.
Finally it was Time for headlining act to hit the stage 80’s icon Tears For Fears. They are an English pop rock band formed in Bath, England in the early 80’s. They were part of the MTV Second British Invasion in the US. The creators of the band Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith were honored in 2021 with the Ivor Novello Award for “Outstanding Song Collection, which recognized their era- Tears for Fears Albums and critically acclaimed innovative hits. They are also touring off their new studio album The Tipping Point.
Once they hit the stage the fans were mesmerized by the gigantic ring of lights surrounding the video screen. As soon as they started playing the fans were in awe of how amazing the sound was. For a band that has been playing for over four decades they sounded pretty incredible. They started their set with some of the new songs off their album which included, “No Small Things,” and “Tipping Point.” As soon as the song “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” started the crowd went wild as this is one of their most iconic songs.
Their set featured songs from their early days which included, “Sowing the Seeds,” “Break The Man,” “Mad World,” and “Break It Down Again. ” The fans were loving every minute of their performance as they sang along and were cheering loudly. They ended their set with “Change” and their number one hit single “Shout.” With their amazing sound and amazing talented musicians this was a show that you definitely need to see if you have a chance.