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Imelda May, Liquid Room, Edinburgh | reviews, news & interviews

Imelda May, Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Imelda May, Liquid Room, Edinburgh

The Irish rockabilly starlet delivers a fiendishly fun show

Imelda May 'wiggled and wooed like a cross between Marilyn Monroe and Carmen Miranda'

When it comes to the Seven Ages of popular music we are now well into the post-retro era. In 2011 every artist is a magpie and every song sails out beneath a pirate flag, greedily plundering where it pleases. When everything that has gone before is up for grabs, it’s now simply a question of how you want your yesterdays delivered: rare, medium or well done?

What matters most about May, way before the Ann-Margret stylings and cute kiss-curl, is that she is a phenomenal singer

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