All Time Low

This gig was over three weeks ago (yes, I totally forgot to finish this post .. and yes, I’m going to pretend I delayed it intentionally), so thought it was about time I wrote about it.

I brought a standing ticket to go with my friend, Rikki, which meant we got to the arena at around 9am (my train was at 7 .. how gross), and ended up waiting over 8 hours for the doors to open.  And it was freezing I tell you.  So damn cold.  My feet were numb for ages.

But anyway, when we finally got inside it wasn’t that long to wait until the music started (and till I began to feel my toes again).

There were two support acts; apparently nowadays having more than one is the norm.  Good Charlotte, who were alright I guess, not my particular favourite, but their music was decent.  And then Against The Current who .. well, let’s just say I went home and downloaded all of their music.

They’re a pop-rock band from New York  (very similar to ‘We Are The In Crowd’ if you’ve ever heard of them) and I kinda wish I’d been able to appreciate them fully when seeing them live.  “Outsiders“, “Running With The Wild Things” and “Gravity” were a few songs that particularly stood out (and worth a listen).


And then, obviously, the main reason we were at the arena in the first place .. All Time Low.  

I vaguely knew who they were a year ago, but Rikki had mentioned that they were playing at Reading Festival and seeing as there were a few other acts I wanted to see (Panic! At The Disco, Echosmith, Simple Plan), we decided to go together.  It was such an amazing day, and I enjoyed All Time Low’s setlist so much that I’d brought their CDs and, here I was, six months later, seeing them again.

And, yes, they acted like total idiots on stage, but they did a good two hour set full of some of my all time (get it) favourite songs (setlist below).

  1. Kids In The Dark
  2. A Love Like War
  3. Dancing With A Wolf
  4. Backseat Serenade
  5. Lost in Stereo
  6. Poppin’ Champagne
  7. Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don’t)
  8. Runaways
  9. Tidal Waves (acoustic)
  10. Bail Me Out
  11. Therapy (acoustic)
  12. Missing You (acoustic)
  13. Coffee Shop Soundtrack
  14. Don’t You Go
  15. Old Scars/Future Hearts
  16. Weightless
  17. Something’s Gotta Give
  18. Dear Maria, Count Me In


So – despite the girl who kept throwing up in the audience (and who also refused to leave the pit even though she’d been sick over several people .. thankfully not me) – the concert was an absolute blast, 10/10, whale of a time and all that.

And after driving back to Rikki’s house we stopped for an impromptu McDonalds .. at 2am .. and it was so freaking earned).


3 thoughts on “All Time Low

    1. Hey there, if you like them sort of bands and have Spotify, you may be a fan of my friends band. Called Blackfoot Circle, massive down on the south coast, have a listen and see what you think!


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