The Veronicas Triumphantly Return To The Stage At L.A. Pride
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA –
“…. A performance that I was particularly keen to catch was that of The Veronicas. Fresh off a two-year respite from music, twin sisters Jessica and Lisa Origliasso delighted fans earlier this year when they release their single “Think Of Me” in May. Based on my memory, their performance at L.A. Pride! would mark their first performance L.A. in years, so I was pretty excited to see the sisters finally perform live. I wasn’t the only one, as a fan who had been waiting at the front rail since the gates opened professed to me that she drove all night from Utah just to catch The Veronicas perform.
With L.A. Pride being the first of many Pride events they performed for over the past month, The Veronica’s infectious pop songs connect strongly with the LGBTQ community, particularly their song “Untouched”. With its 176 MPB, the wild song is about an undying longing despite unrequited love.
“I feel so untouched and I want you so much
That I just can’t resist you
It’s not enough to say that I miss you.
I feel so untouched right now, need you so much somehow
I can’t forget you
Goin’ crazy from the moment I met you.”
It’s a sentiment that everybody feels in their life at one point or another, but it seems to connect with the LGBTQ community ten-fold, and when The Veronicas announced “Untouched” as the “gay national anthem”, the cheers from the crowd were deafening.
It was a triumphant return to the stage by the duo, and fans can only wait with bated breath for new music that they have previously suggested has already been written….”