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  • Today we're taking a look behind the scenes on the set of Mumford & Sons' first ever NME photo shoot. The band lugged their gear to chilly Wormwood Scrubs in West London for the pictures.

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  • Banjo player Winston 'Country' Marshall, pictured left, wore the original Manchester United scarf for the shoot, in protest against owners the Glazier family's running of the club.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Marcus Mumford on the set of Mumford & Sons' first ever covershoot. For a behind-the-scenes look at the day check out our special video.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Mumford & Sons onstage at London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, as part of a tour that's taken them across the world including dates in India, Australia, America, Canada and Europe.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • We caught up with the band backstage at the gig to talk about their sudden success for this week's mag, and discovered they can now count Jake Gyllenhaal and Benicio Del Toro among their fans.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Mumford & Sons' excellently named Winston takes a break from banjo duties to shred some chords on an electric guitar onstage at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire earlier in the month.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • The Mumford stage show in full force. For an in-depth interview with the band, including a run-down of their favourite folk albums, grab this week's NME. The mag also features a tribute to late Big Star man Alex Chilton.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Mumford & Sons' double bass man Ted Dwane perfects the strum 'n' gurn onstage at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire. The band recently announced a collaboration with The Kinks' Ray Davies is in the works.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Marcus Mumford sings debut single 'Little Lion Man' onstage in London earlier this month. In this week's mag the band debunk the myth that there's some kind of 'scene' with Laura Marling and Noah And The Whale.

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    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Mumford & Sons have come a long way together fast. They only formed a little over two years ago, were longlisted for last year's BBC Sounds Of 2009 poll and now they've enjoyed a worldwide tour, an appearance on David Letterman and that holiest of grails, an NME cover.

    Photo: Tom Oxley

    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • Mumford & Sons perform tracks from the NME-rated 7/10 album at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on March 14th 2010.

    Photo: Tom Oxley

    Added: 23 Mar 2010

  • NME photographer Tom Oxley and writer Barry Nicholson snuck backstage to catch the band before their mammoth O2 Shepherds Bush Empire gig earlier this month as part of the band's first NME cover feature. Read the full story in this week's issue.

    Photo: Tom Oxley

    Added: 23 Mar 2010