And Finally

Gig phone camera ban? Yeah Yeah Yeah please

By | Published on Tuesday 9 April 2013

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

I suspect this will get a positive response from many CMU readers (and even more the CMU Editor), because, of course, none of the cunts who ruin gigs, by holding up their smart phones throughout so to block the view of all the people behind, hang out in these parts.

Spin magazine recently spotted a sign at a recent Yeah Yeah Yeahs show in the US which read “Please do not watch the show through a screen on your smart device/camera. Put that shit away as a courtesy to the person behind you and to Nick, Karen and Brian. Much love and many thanks! Yeah Yeah Yeahs”.

And in case there was any doubt that the message came direct from the band themselves, frontwoman Karen O told her audience at the start of her band’s second song that they were welcome to snap some pictures during the next track, but after that “put those motherfuckers away”. And, according to Spin, most (though with a few detractors) obeyed their host. Which is delightful.