The prime minister of partying, Andrew W.K. brought the uhh…party to Saturday night of Download. It was everything you’d hope for and more.
Bounding around the stage like a possessed gym instructor, Andrew W.K. cares about two things, partying and… erm… partying some more. Pounding beats and unrelenting charisma, he turns Download into a feel-good rave. Beyond the ‘getting wasted’ mantra, there’s a bigger more important one message of acceptance and feeling good.
“Tonight is the start of a brand new life and things are going to be better. We’re going to grasp it and live with it for the rest of our lives,” he promises before launching into an explosive ‘Party Hard’. Whether they know it or not, those words will stick with the crowd through the hangovers of tomorrow.