Commentary

Fifty Ways to Look at the Fluid

The Fluid, which plays a reunion show on June 20 at the Bluebird Theater, wasn't just a great-sounding band. It was also a highly visual one thanks to flashy lead singer John Robinson and a supporting cast that brought a variety of compelling rock-and-roll styles to the stage. Get a glimpse of the players in their late '80s/early '90s prime thanks to the accompanying slideshow - a whopping fifty images provided by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael Lustig, who became a lifelong Fluid fan during the period when he lined up talent for a defunct Denver club called the Garage. If a picture is worth a thousand words, you've got the equivalent of a great book ahead of you.

Access the slideshow here. - Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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