Keane

Updated 1/30/2013

Monday: Brit-adored piano-rockers bring the tame rock at First Ave.

Keane
Photo by Associated Press

KEANE

8 p.m. • First Avenue • 18-plus • $34-$36

While the U.S.-Great Britain relationship is pretty well patched up since that revolution thing, the intercontinental BFFs don't always see eye to eye. When this English quartet emerged with 2004's "Hopes and Fears," their countrymen lost their biscuits for Keane's Coldplay-tapping piano-rock. Now on album No. 4, Bono-biting frontman Tom Chaplin and his crew continue to see solid sales figures in the U.K., but haven't struck U.S. gold since their debut. A synthier third disc didn't do the stateside trick, and the band returned to its grandiose pop-rock with last year's "Strangeland." Youngblood Hawke opens. MICHAEL RIETMULDER