By : Lewis Docherty, 26 Sep 2013, 16:12Photo credit: Iulian Gutu
They proved their sound works well, if not even better in the intimate setting the Guinness Storehouse provided. Spirits were high amongst the large supportive crowd as the Swords treated the audience to a snapshot of their most memorable tracks.
The half hour set included hit singles such as 'Love Like This' and 'Brand New Day' from debut album In a Perfect World. The four-piece opted for an acoustic set-up with all members lending a hand on the vocals to achieve the strong soulful harmonies they are quickly becoming well known for.
Ambient lighting accompanied the familiar yet heartening sounds and provided a pleasant contrast to the industrial nature of the surroundings. The atmosphere was light with onlookers appearing more than happy to stay there all day; were it not for lead singer Steve Garrigan stating that they were off to the next venue to continue the celebrations. Calls from the audience asked to point them in the right direction, however that would "ruin the surprise" according to the front man.