Jamie T debuts new material at V Festival

Singer also pays his respects to The Pogues at Chelmsford

Jamie T aired new material from his as yet untitled second album during his early evening set at the Chelmsford leg of the V Festival tonight (August 16).

Taking to the stage in a packed JJB Arena tent, the Wimbledon singer used the opportunity to debut two new tracks from his forthcoming second record, the follow-up to his 2007 debut ‘Panic Prevention’.

T declared as he arrived onstage: “We’re going to start with a new one, its called ‘Bruce’“.

The second new song, ‘Sticks And Stones’, was played mid-set.

Jamie T also found time to pay tribute to the band due to take the stage on the JJB Tent following his appearance, saying: “Is anyone aware of who is on this stage next? I’m honoured to say its The Pogues – a great inspiration. I’ll be standing over there on the side of the stage in 15 minutes.”

Jamie T played:

‘Bruce’

‘Operation’

‘If You’ve Got The Money’

‘Ike & Tina’

‘Sticks And Stones’

‘Back In The Game’

‘Bassguitar’

‘Calm Down Dearest’

‘Salvador’

‘Sheila’

Keep checking NME.COM for the latest news, pictures, videos and blogs live from both V Festival Chelmsford and V Festival Staffordshire all weekend.