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Grand Duchy (with Frank Black) @ Maxwell's 7.17.09

Grand Duchy

Frank Black playing in Grand Duchy

Grand Duchy live in Hoboken

Grand Duchy at Maxwell's

Most people would brand Grand Duchy, Frank Black's solo/side project, but anyone who has actually given their music a chance would know that Frank Black and his wife Violet Clark have been doing things differently than anything Frank Black has been a part of in the past. The duo's songs have a very modern sound, with most of the vocals coming from Violet Clark. 

The set itself took place after over an hour of setup technical difficulties, to which Black tried to put an end to by making his way to the stage multiple times, only to be sent back until things were figured out. When the band finally did take the stage the irritation from the waiting quickly subsided. GD opened with the always enjoyable "Come on Over to My House" and then proceeded to play a set filled of songs from their album, Petits Fours. Overall their set exceeded expectations as, seeing them in a such an intimate setting was truly a great experience. Hopefully they will be back on the East Coast soon.

  1. Come on Over to My House
  2. A Strange Day
  3. Ma Canefour 
  4. Lovesick 
  5. Threshold 
  6. Seeing Stars
  7. Ermesinde
  8. The Long Song
  9. Fort Wayne
  10. Break
  11. Black Suit
  12. Volcano


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Reader Comments (4)

is he sticking his tongue out?

July 20, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdb

I'd hit it... the demander chick

July 20, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergreg

let me know when the pixies announce more dates

July 20, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbrian

The Bunnies rock pretty hard, but wtf is the deal with their name.

July 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJesse

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