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Enter Shikari live in the NME office

  • Enter Shikari popped into the NME office to play a short acoustic set for the fans, including an unexpected - and unexpectedly awesome - cover of Carly Rae Jepson's ubiquitous No.1 single 'Call Me Maybe'. Click through for more shots from the afternoon.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • Rou Reynolds managed to hold it together for 'Call Me Maybe' - to the delight of the lucky punters who'd come to the office to see them - and the clipped acoustic arrangement was spot-on.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • Drummer Rob Rolfe solved the perennial office acoustic percussion problem by bringing in the bongos and - one-man-band style - strapping a tambourine to his foot.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • Enter Shikari began touring their third album 'A Flash Flood Of Colour' in March and have returned from a spin around the States in time for the summer festival season. The album entered the UK charts at No.4.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • Bassist Chris Batten in action. Enter Shikari recently played Tunbridge Wells Forum, in celebration of it being named Britain's Best Small Venue 2012 by NME in association with JD Roots.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • 'Call Me Maybe' was the surprise interloper in a set which showed off Enter Shikari's acoustic skills, all their characteristic noise stripped away. 'Juggernauts' - usually a full-on assault - was a particular revelation, pared down to simple guitar and bongos.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • After the set, Team Shikari broke off for a chat and photos with the fortunate fans who'd got that exclusive pass. More videos and news from the afternoon will be up on the site soon.

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    Added: 22 Jun 2012

  • No rest for the band once the session was over. They were off for a festival double-header as the season got underway.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 22 Jun 2012