July 4, 2008 11:54
Hadouken! cover Prodigy at iTunes Festival
Does It Offend You, Yeah? overcome hangovers for London show
Hadouken! played a mammoth 14-song set last night (July 3) to a packed out KOKO in London as part of the
The masters of "ASBO-disco" played a ferocious set including 'The Bounce' and 'Superstar', along with their new single 'Crank It Up', which is released next week (July 7).
Calling for the crowd to "get dancing", the quintet also played a surprise mashed-up version of 'Tuning In', one of the first times the track has ever been played live.
Rounding off the night with a cover of The Prodigy’s 'Breathe', a live favourite, and 'That Boy That Girl', the politest band in grindie-jungle-rock then wished everyone a safe journey home.
Earlier support act Does It Offend You, Yeah? had jokingly dedicated the show to Prince William "for helping to keep our streets safe".
Clearly the band were felling their recent bout of partying – which included the recent Glastonbury festival – as during underground club favourite 'Let's Make Out' the electronic disco metal troupe were asking the crowd for painkillers and then for lights to be turned down to "add more darkness to the stage".
Despite broken fingers and a destroyed drum kit Does It Offend You, Yeah?'s set included the likes of 'Dawn to Dead' and the ecstatically received 'We Are Rockstars'.
iTunes Festival continues at the venue throughout July.
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