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The Lemonheads play classic album at SXSW

Crowds spill onto street for 'It's A Shame About Ray' airing

The Lemonheads
The Lemonheads wowed their SXSW crowd by playing their best-loved album in full last night (March 12).

Evan Dando's reformed rockers confirmed speculation by tearing through their 1992 classic 'It's A Shame About Ray' at Emo's Annex.

Dando took the stage shortly before 1am and led his band through the cult favourite in its entirety, playing songs such as 'Rockin Stroll', 'Confetti', 'My Drug Buddy' and 'Alison's Starting To Happen'.

When the venue quickly filled up, crowds gathered in the streets outside the outdoor venue, watching the show unfold from the streets outside.

Of course, with the album, which is to be reissued shortly, being little over 20 minutes long, the band had to fill out the setlist with other fan favourites, including 'The Great Big No'.

The reformed Lemonheads had previously played 'It's A Shame About Ray' in full at London Shepherd's Bush Empire at the Don’t Look Back season of shows in 2005.

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