With a setlist that heavily favored their most recent release, Japanese Breakfast launched into the album, beginning chronologically with “Paprika” before quickly following with “Be Sweet,” which was met with earnest applause and haphazard harmonies from the buzzing crowd. With Beirut-like horns and percussion laying the framework, Zauner’s dreamy vocals floated atop the chords in perfect synchronization. Bouncing on beat around the stage all night, Zauner’s soft smile did not budge for a single moment.
Read more of Abbie Ginis’ review here. Check out some stunning shots from Japanese Breakfast‘s July 21 performance at the Fillmore Silver Spring, featuring opener Mannequin Pussy. Photos by Kimchi Photography.
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