Camille O'Sullivan was performing at The Queen's Hall on Tuesday. She sang Hurt:-
She was sitting on a chair in a red dress and very pale fish net stockings banging her feet and legs up and down to the music. As she moved this song along on its steps of menace and doom, she made the shivers go up my spine.
What a voice - she growls, she rasps, she belts and then she can go sweet. She inhabits the songs - she delivers them with high theatricality.
She covered Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Jacques Brel, Kurt Weill, Nick Cave:-
She did a big teasing routine before she did In These Shoes - picking up the red sparkly shoes, putting them on, letting the intro go on for ever, and then performed it magnificently:-
She is a great cabaret performer.