Paul Smith 'ecstatic' to be back in Ireland
Singer Paul Smith said that the band were pleased the punters had come to see them on Stage 2/ NME stage.
After a storming version of ’Graffiti’, Smith said: “The sun is shining I believe. Thanks for watching us and not the Scissor Sisters or something… It’s not a competition.”
Smith said how he was pleased to return to the Irish festival, he said: “I don’t want to turn into a cheese ball but this is very nice.”
The band also addressed the reception that greeted their new album ’Our Earthly Pleasures’ Smith said: “That’s from our mature, slow, second record!”
Maximo Park played:
‘Girls Who Play Guitars’
‘The Coast Is Always Changing’
‘Books From Boxes’
‘Sandblasted And Set Free’
‘By The Monument’
‘Apply Some Pressure’
Go to NME.COM/festivals for news, blogs and pictures live from both Oxegen and T In The Park.