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Fol de Rol

Written by:

  • Mark E Smith, Dave Spurr, Keiron Melling
Initial release:

  • New Facts Emerge LP and CD; Cherry Records CDBRED 706

Date:

  • 28 July 2017

Group on initial performance:

  • Mark E Smith- vocals;  Peter Greenway - guitar; David Spurr - bass; Keiron Melling - drums; Paul Bonney - drums

First played at:

  • 30 July 2016 Oran Mor, Glasgow

Last played at:

  • 4 November 2017 Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Number of known performances:

  • 20

Commentary: 

Review on the arts desk website:

“Fol De Rol” bursts in sounding vaguely reminiscent of Thee Oh Sees’ latest albums, with its glinting guitar lines, half-time drums, and the oddly distorted and theatrical voice of Smith. The rhythm section drives through the song like a bullet. 
Gigs played at:

  1. 30 July 2016 Oran Mor, Glasgow
  2. 2 October 2016 The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
  3. 3 October 2016 La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh
  4. 6 October 2016 The Pavilion, Falmouth
  5. 8 October 2016 Carnival Arts Centre, Levels Festival, Luton
  6. 11 November 2016  Ritual 2016 - Oslo Psych Fest, Vulkan Area, Oslo
  7. 19 November 2016 Fibbers, York
  8. 21 January 2017 Arts Club Liverpool
  9. 27 January 2017 The Engine Rooms, Southampton
  10. 28 January 2017 O2 Kentish Town, London
  11. 29 January 2017 Concorde 2, Brighton
  12. 1 February 2017 The Assembly, Leamington Spa
  13. 3 February 2017 Tramshed, Cardiff
  14. 23 May 2017 Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds
  15. 27 May 2017 Bearded Festival Spring Gathering, Catton Park, South Derbyshire
  16. 28 May 2017 Transformer, Victoria Warehouse, Trafford, Manchester
  17. 27 July 2017 The 100 Club. London
  18. 20 October 2017 Unity Works, Wakefield
  19. 23 October 2017 Boiler Shop, Newcastle
  20. 4 November 2017 Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow
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