When we were asked to be part of Gabby Young & Other Animals’ Koko gig, we were absolutely thrilled! Big fans already of not just the amazing music but Gabby’s fantastic mermaid-esque style, we were super excited to see the band live for the first time. We popped up our stall and were warmed up by Marcella & The Forget Me Nots. Marcella “sings of monstrous movie starlets & manifestations of the devil in the Italian countryside accompanied by a six-piece rock’n’roll orchestra”, giving an energetic performance.
We had a chance to sample the face painting skills of Karen of Raingold Faces. She whipped up some mermaid make up inspired by Felicity’s Paperself eyelashes. We wish we could have Karen at Now, Voyager HQ everyday-she’s fantastic!
Gabby Young & Other Animals graced the stage. They were completely captivating-twisting & mixing up album songs and treating us with new tunes, accompanied by circus acts, 1920s flapper style dancers & a choir…You would think that this might overshadow the band but to the contrary, they complimented the music perfectly. We were enthralled and loved entering Gabby’s world, dancing along & enjoying the sing along to one of our fav songs ‘Whose House’.
After the show we were thrilled to finally meet Gabby-exactly as lovely as she seems! We snapped a pic with Felicity, Gabby & her stylist Katie, author of blog London Plinth, which is always a great read. We will look forward to her next London gig. Gabby Young & Other Animals are the type of band that you could see over & over, never having enough eyes to take it all in!
Gorgeous locks & love,
Felicity & Jess
Now, Voyager xx