Better Than: Most rock 'n' roll reunion shows.
Credit: Christopher Victorio The Replacements at Coachella
The Replacements are a band that contain multitudes. More multitudes than most, rather, with their unorthodox and believable balance of snottiness and romance that pervades their songs. Part punk and part rockabilly, they're drenched in pop sensibility, making them relatable on all ends and having lyrics that you're not sure how you know but you just do.
On Friday, the band continued their reunion at Forest Hills Stadium, embarking on their first NYC show in 23 years. For all, it was moving and exciting with no possible differentiation between the fans who had been waiting over two decades and the fans who had been made within those two decades.More »