August 27, 2010 12:39

Surfer Blood showcase new song at Reading Festival 2010

Florida surf-pop band play second on the NME/Radio 1 Stage

Surfer Blood showcase new song at Reading Festival 2010

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Surfer Blood showcased a brand new song as they played the second set at the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading Festival 2010 today (August 27).

The surf-pop five-piece, fronted by singer and guitarist John Paul Pitts, played much of their recent debut album 'Astro Coast', but still found time to perform new track 'I'm Not Ready'.

Despite suffering from some early technical problems when his guitar briefly cut out, Pitts was in an energetic mood, climbing on to the drum riser and jumping off, and motioning to the camera during 'Take It Easy'.

"It's our first time here," the singer told the crowd, later adding, "You guys have been a lovely crowd!"

At the noisy end of set closer 'Anchorage', the singer lay on the ground strumming his guitar as lead guitarist Thomas Fekete spun out distorted echoes from his pedals.

Surfer Blood played:

'Floating Vibes'
'Fast Jabroni'
'Twin Peaks'
'Take It Easy'
'Catholic Pagans'
'I'm Not Ready'
'Swim'
'Anchorage'


NME is coming live from both sites at Reading And Leeds Festivals this weekend. Head to NME.COM/festivals for full coverage including news, reviews, videos and picture galleries.

Plus make sure you buy next week's issue of NME to get the definitive review of Reading And Leeds Festivals, either on UK newsstands from September 1 or digitally worldwide.

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