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This is going to be an unexpected highlight from my fringe program this year! Just brilliant and topical. Paul kept the audience engaged throughout the show, both in the venue and then outside; just like the Pied Piper.
Reviewed by Elly A.
13 March 2021
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Original songs, beautiful harmonies, political & hilarious. Paul is a gem & Glenn is the perfect Plus One.
Reviewed by Suzi D.
11 March 2021
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Review by Fran Edwards | 05 March 2021

What to do when you are stuck in isolation? Well if you are Paul McDermott, you put your mind to writing clever songs that you can eventually share with a very eager audience. That is exactly what he did at the Rhino Room last night. Along with his cutting and self-deprecating  humour Paul serenaded his audience with songs that described his fear of the virus and the fact that world is slowly being killed by humans.

Who Touched My Screen was just one of the songs based on the pandemic; the song Four Rooms reflected the need for company (even when that company is dangerous) and he was sure to point out that all Adelaide people must be mad – we don’t wear masks and we congregate! Scomo didn’t miss out on songs of praise, he offered several versions covering absence in fire season, religious matters, rogue ministers and falsehoods.

Another treat was a Song For The Karens, and a reminiscent wander through streets that brought back memories of Canberra in 1970s (i.e. they were empty). All of this culminated in an anthem to Pete Evans and his Magic Machine, which turned into community singing!

Accompanied throughout on guitar and back-up vocals by the musician he began to introduce several times (but didn’t) who I believe to be Glenn Moorehouse. For those who stuck around for the additional encore we got a new song Safe and the song When The War is Over, which I heard at a previous performance, but was glad to hear again.

Laughter is good for the soul and my soul feels really good now, well worth a visit.