Late Of The Pier star takes to the stage in bathrobe at Leeds Festival

Castle Donington electro-rockers inspire mass sing-a-longs

Pic: Jo McCaughey
Late Of The Pier drew a large and passionate crowd to the Festival Republic tent at Leeds Festival tonight (August 23).

Bassist Andrew Faley was even sported a white towelling bathrobe especially for the occasion.

The audience danced along with the Castle Donington quartet from the start of the set, even singing along with many of their synth and guitar riffs.

The group, who lined up across the stage with the drummer on the right, put in an energetic performance throughout the set.

Late Of The Pier began the gig with recent single 'Space And The Woods', to the delight of the audience, many of whom were decked out in glowsticks.

The band barely paused to speak to the audience, merging a number of tracks together.

'Bathroom Gurgle', 'Heartbeat Flickers' and 'The Bears Are Coming' were some of the best-received songs of the set, which consisted of tracks from the band's recently-released debut album 'Fantasy Black Channel'.

Late Of The Pier played:

'Space And The Woods'
'Heartbeat'
'Random Firl'
'Broken'
'White Snake'
'VW'
'The Bears Are Coming'
'Mad Dogs And Englishmen'
'Focker'
'Bathroom Gurgle'


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