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Wild Beasts bring Mercury-nominated album to Leeds Festival Get Tickets

Band play tracks from 'Two Dancers'

Pic: Richard Johnson
Wild Beasts brought their Barclaycard Mercury Prize-nominated album 'Two Dancers' to Leeds Festival today (August 28).

The Kendal band joined the likes of Klaxons, We Are Scientists and Foals on the NME/Radio 1 Stage bill.

Halfway through their set they played 'Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants', with singer Hayden Thorpe explaining that the song was inspired by the area.

"This is a song about Leeds and written in Leeds," he told the audience.

They performed other tracks from 'Two Dancers', including fan favourites 'Hooting & Howling' and 'All The King's Men'.

Wild Beasts played:

'The Fun Powder Plot'
'This Is Our Lot'
'All The King's Men'
'Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants'
'Two Dancers (i)'
'Two Dancers (ii)'
'We Still Got The Taste Dancin' On Our Tongues'
'Devil's Crayon'
'Hooting & Howling'


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