Pulp play rarities at Los Angeles show

They performed 'Back In LA' for the first time since 1984 at the Pomona show

Pulp play rarities at Los Angeles show

Photo: Joey Maloney/NME

Pulp played a number of rare songs at their show last night (April 19) in Pomona in the Greater Los Angeles area.

The show was sandwiched between the band's two appearances at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the second of which takes place this evening in Indio, California.

The band played the Fox Theatre, Pomona, with support from Ariel Pink. Pulp played a two hour long show, opening with 'Do You Remember The First Time?'. As well as playing a number of classic songs and popular singles, such as 'Common People', 'Babies', 'Disco 2000' and 'Something Changed', the Sheffield group also took the chance to air a number of songs that they rarely perform live.

One of those songs was 'Back To LA', a track that frontman Jarvis Cocker told the audience that they hadn't played live since 1984, when it was only him and keyboard player Candida Doyle in the band.

After they played the two-minute long punky track, Cocker said: "Thank you very much for putting up with that. That song was written about 10 years before any of us had been anywhere near LA… It's just one bunch of clichés after each other."

Pulp also played 'Dishes', an album track from 'This Is Hardcore', 1992 single 'OU (Gone, Gone)', 'Mile End' from the Trainspotting soundtrack and 'Like A Friend', which was featured on the 1998 film Great Expectations. The band performed the latter song earlier this month on US talk show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Pulp played:

'Do You Remember the First Time?'
'Monday Morning'
'Razzmatazz'
'Live Bed Show'
'Disco 2000'
'Sorted for E's and Wizz'
'His 'N' Hers'
'Dishes'
'Mile End'
'Like A Friend'
'Babies'
'This Is Hardcore'
'Sunrise'
'Bar Italia'
'Common People'
'OU (Gone, Gone)'
'Bad Cover Version'
'Mis-Shapes'
'Back in LA'
'Something Changed'



Read More On This Artist

Jarvis Cocker Interview Jarvis Cocker Interview

Video: Jarvis Cocker Interview

More News
Q-Tip makes guest appearance at Jack White's sold-out Madison Square Garden show – watch
Noel Gallagher says songs about his own life would be 'more boring than James Blunt'
Alice Cooper offers to chop off Motley Crue's heads to close their final tour
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger snapped in the studio with One Direction
The Pop Group share video for new single 'Mad Truth' – watch
Sleaford Mods slam Kasabian's 'rock 'n' roll is dead' comments at London...
TI wants Iggy Azalea to forget about social media beefs and focus on her music
Palma Violets bring chaos as they preview new material at tiny Scunthorpe gig
Rihanna shares behind the scenes clip of Kanye West and Paul McCartney collaboration video
Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland on recent Instagram comments: "It's a joke with truth...
Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewllet: 'Yes Gorillaz Returns'
'The Wire' star Dominic West raps to promote new film 'Guillemot'
Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder
FKA Twigs performs new song 'Figure 8' during Melbourne live show – watch
The Black Keys perform 'Weight of Love' and 'Howlin' For You' on...
Death Cab For Cutie perform 'Black Sun' on 'Letterman' – watch
Passion Pit confirm details of new album 'Kindred'
Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake team up on 'Blessings' – listen
Noel Gallagher: 'I don't agree with U2 on free music, I'd happily put an extra...
Limp Bizkit guitarist criticises his own fans ahead ShipRocked cruise performance
Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry on stage during Super Bowl half-time show
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler describes bar room brawl as 'unfortunate altercation'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM