V, which hasn’t lost any of its sheen with the protracted wait to experience it live. As The Horrors’ music has become more accomplished, their performances have matched up, becoming more crafted musically and more impactful visually. The members’ command of their space-age stage — frontman Faris Badwan, in particular — is captivating. With songs that skillfully straddle the narrow line between retro familiar and super futuristic, The Horrors are at their pinnacle.
The Horrors generate the kind of loyalty that transcends the British quintet’s evolving musical style. Their Los Angeles devotees have been extremely patient with the delayed return of the beloved group after the cancellation of Spaceland Block Party last year, The Horrors’ only local appearance in 2017. That show was tied to the release of their most recent album, the excellent