The Decline – ‘Can I Borrow A Feeling?’ EP Launch, The Novocaines, Tired Lion, Sail on! Sail On!, Being Beta. The Rosemount Hotel, Perth. 16-05-2014.

Words Sophie Dunsford
Photos Kim Anderson – Shoot The Wicked Witch

Those chord progressions! Pat Decline’s hair! Drunk guys diving off the stage! Passionate fans wholeheartedly singing along with Pat Decline and Dan Cribb’s harmonies! After a whirlwind national tour, The Decline returned home to Perth for their Can I Borrow A Feeling? EP Launch at The Rosemount Hotel.

Earlier that night perennially energetic and youthful synth-pop punkers, Being Beta, played their earworm tunes as proudly grinning friends gathered. Their loyal fan base sung along and bopped about to fun and familiar tracks as the boys performed their well-rehearsed songs interspersed with Andy Storey’s trademark on-stage antics. Continue reading