Claire (pictured) - face the Blondie dilema - are a band, and function as one. Like a whole bunch of electro bands rolled into one, they play with pounding bassy synth lines, that prop up a floaty vocal coming from the lead singer. Who may, or may not, be called Claire. It was bugging me all the way through who she sounded a little bit like, and towards the end I realised it was Ellie Goulding. Which is great for fans of Ellie Goulding and great the for the band, as she has finally conquered the charts and paved the way for 'those' kinds of voices. It works live, between the lead singer's gauche outbursts about playing in London for the first time, but there will always be detractors pointing out that there are people who've done it first and better. One such moment came in their song Overdrive, which lovely as it undoubtedly is, just made me want to hear Roisin Murphy doing Overpowered. Or even better, Movie Star.
Finally, once they got over their technical issues (which involved unintentionally playing the bassline to Paris Hilton's Stars Are Blind over and over) Milky Chance were chilled fun. The crowd were attentive to all their drops, going mental in all the right places. Basically, with their husky voiced singer, endless guitar riffs and simple drum arrangements, all their songs sounded like this: