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Captain Festus McBoyle's Travellin' Variety Show - Single/Video Review: Love Song 4 Lucy

06 Sep 2021 // A review by Paul Goddard

Sometimes we need a distraction, and a reminder of the basic core reasons as to why we exist.

Sometimes, perhaps now more than ever, we need to be reminded of the simple joy that comes with being who we are and of the love that we share with other people. Love Song 4 Lucy not only serves as a reminder of this, but it also provides a much needed distraction from our current lockdown lives.

Art doesn't mimic life, it is just as much a part of life as is joy, happiness, hope, and of course love.

I appreciate Captain Festus' art and the delight he shares through his music and performance. Given his persona, I am sure his music would be enjoyed by young and old alike.

In Love Song 4 Lucy, he has focused his attention towards his wife Lucy. It's a simple tune full of humour, heart and soul.

The accompanying video and documentary roll along in a similar vein with Lucy being the focus of attention as the Captain successfully captures her essence in portrait and art.

Captain Festus clearly has no problem sharing his love for life, art and music. Love Song 4 Lucy also makes it obvious that he wants to tell the entire world about his love for Lucy, so what's not to like?

This song and video made me smile. It made me think of family and forget about all the other noise, and I'm sure it will do the same for you too.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Captain Festus McBoyle's Travellin' Variety Show

A Vaudeville musical comedy Troupe from Auckland who are regularly compared to Monty Python and Spike Milligan. They target unsuspecting families with utmost precision, and transcend age and culture with ease.

This lot are more fun than a squirrel up ya jumper. Award nominations for both their music and their videos, current semi finalists in the International Songwriting Competition and recent NZ on Air grant recipients, they regularly perform all over NZ and parts of Australia. A unique and dynamic experience for the whole family. Masters of Mischief and Mayhem and simply an act not to be missed.

They've played everything from WOMAD to Splore to Cubadupa to sell out shows at Nelson Arts Festival to Town Hall shows with the entire Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

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