Cold War Kids are sweet, melodic and underwhelming at The Granada
Upon strolling out of Cold War Kids‘ show at The Granada, there was one question that stuck with me. Only one. And it was weird. Why did the band’s bassist, Matt Maust, keep kicking singer Nathan Willett? Seriously. Fellow crowd members, did you notice this?
Perhaps “nudge” is a better term than “kick.” Throughout the Cold War Kids’ lukewarm set in Lawrence last night, Maust would periodically lift his foot off the ground to touch Willett, whether he was behind the mic, strumming his guitar or pounding the keys. It was one of the stranger, more memorable moments in a set that wasn’t particularly remarkable from the L.A. band.