Saturday’s 95-minute outing at the Midland theater indicated that while British singer James Bay merits his lofty status, an interesting artistic dichotomy between his talent for creating hushed love songs and his inclination to play loud rock eventually may need to be resolved.
Saturday’s 95-minute outing at the Midland theater indicated that while British singer James Bay merits his lofty status, an interesting artistic dichotomy between his talent for creating hushed love songs and his inclination to play loud rock eventually may need to be resolved. File photo by Drew Gurian Invision/The Associated Press
Saturday’s 95-minute outing at the Midland theater indicated that while British singer James Bay merits his lofty status, an interesting artistic dichotomy between his talent for creating hushed love songs and his inclination to play loud rock eventually may need to be resolved. File photo by Drew Gurian Invision/The Associated Press
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British pop singer James Bay defies the audience’s expectations at a sold-out Midland

October 09, 2016 1:40 AM