¡Forward, Russia! reveal film from their one off show at Leeds Brudenell Social Club
As part of the celebrations for the centenary of the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, ¡Forward, Russia! decided to reform for ‘one last gig’ after almost six years apart.
After unexpectedly splitting in 2008 without a farewell tour, the Brudenell’s manager convinced the band to perform for the 100th birthday celebrations in late November 2013.
A small camera team filmed the band as they prepared for the show, resulting in a short documentary capturing what was a memorable night directed by journalist and photographer Tom Airey.
Tom Woodhead, singer in ¡Forward Russia!, said: “The Brudenell 100th anniversary gig was one of our favourites as a band. The atmosphere was perfect due to the distillation of pretty much everyone who cared about our music all in that room.
“The film captures that atmosphere perfectly and we’re proud to have been part of it”: