Earlier this month, husband and I made the trek out to the newly refurbished Paradise Lounge to catch the oh so gorgeous Marina (and the Diamonds), with opening act Young the Giant. This was the first stop for Marina's state side tour and the first show for the freshly renovated Paradise. The Paradise is open for business again and better than ever. The long entry has been changed, rear bar removed, a fresh coat of paint, all in all a nice and frankly much needed, face lift for my fave music venue.
Marina is excellent live. Definitely see her if you get the chance and check out her album The Family Jewels [+Digital Booklet]. Her version of Obsessions, solo on the keyboard, was melodic, moving and phenomenal. She covered all of the tracks on the new album and threw in a cover for good measure (click here for the set list).
Can't get enough of the songs, her powerful voice, and her eclectic fashion. Husband, of course, attributes all these fabulous attributes to the fact that she is Greek;)