Maccabees defy injury to help kick off T In The Park

Hugo White recovers from cricket prang to play Scottish bash

Maccabees defy injury to help kick off T In The Park
The Maccabees' Hugo White recovered from a freak cricket injury in time to help kick off the T In The Park festival this evening (July 10).

The band had warmed up for their show in the King Tut's Wah Wah Tent by playing cricket in the backstage area – as singer/guitarist Felix White told NME.COM in an exclusive video, which you can watch by clicking below.

His guitarist brother Hugo hurt his back playing the sport and received treatment in the first aid tent. However, he recovered in time to play their set at the Scottish bash – first on in the tent.

"You're allowed to pogo to this one," Felix White told the crowd before playing 'Can You Give It?' shortly into the set which saw the indie rockers watched by a rapidly swelling crowd.

"Are you looking forward to Edwyn Collins?" Bandmate Orlando Weeks later asked, referring to the Scottish indie legend - set to play in the tent after the band.

The Maccabees ended their set with a raptuously-received rendition of 'Love You Better' in front of the large crowd.

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The Maccabees played:

'No Kind Words'
'X-Ray'
'Can You Give It?'
'Precious Time'
'William Powers'
'First Love'
'Love You Better'




NME.COM is coming live from T In The Park this weekend (July 10-12). Stay tuned for the latest news, photo galleries and video interviews.

Plus, make sure you get next week's issue of NME, on UK newsstands from July 15, for the ultimate T In The Park 2009 review.

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