The Rescue Rooms archives: 2011

Turin Brakes , Turin Brakes perform their classic album ‘The Optimist’ for its 10th anniversary live at The Rescue Rooms.

  • Wednesday 16th November 2011
  • Supported by: Jersey Budd

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Duo Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian make up folk outfit Turin Brakes.

Their debut record is considered a classic and they’ve decided to celebrate it’s importance by playing it in full. ‘The Optimist’ is a record that won Turn Brakes millions of fans and ended up sold millions of copies worldwide. Now ten years old, the album was championed by Jo Whiley, got a 9/10 review in the NME and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize back in 2001.

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