Photo Gallery 358 - East Devon, 14/07/2007, Part 2

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gigs that I've always admired Hawkwind for...and a great treat for
those of us who were on honeymoon during Hawkfest!!
The Devon gig was a blinder, I thought it would be good, and the
bugs in the set as reported from Hawkfest had been ironed out...
Set list was the same as Allentown USA up until Sonic Attack, after
which it was Assassins, then encoring with Brainbox Pollution and
Spirit of the Age, second encore was Master of the Universe and
Welcome to the Future, so they were on for nearly 2½ hours.
The Headmaster
(Mr. Simon
Bage, right!)
whose
goodbye
party it was
delivered a
superb
narration for
Sonic Attack,
and the
crowd were
wildly
enthusiastic
including
those who'd
obviously
never seen
Hawkwind
before.
Personally I thought some of the songs that came in for criticism such
as Orgone Accumulator worked rather well... As always with smaller
gigs, the lighting worked better and was much more intense. This really was a classic example of the sort of