On 6 December a group of journalists and bloggers played a benefit gig to raise money for Médecins Sans Frontières. The aim was to raise £2000 for MSF’s important humanitarian relief work in Syria and elsewhere. In the end, the group raised over £2700. The band featured Brett of The Sighs of Monsters on bass and TSOM lent the event our sound equipment, so Chris went along to do the mixing. Having gone that far, we decided to go all in and Dean came along too so we could open the show as The Sighs of Monsters after having recruited Half Decent keyboard player David to join our live line-up. He’s more or less joined the band on a permanent basis now.
The Sighs of Monsters opened with a set from our first album, Ground, after which the Half Decents played a spirited set of blues and rock standards, some footage of which made its way onto YouTube….