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Kaiser Chiefs watch Yuck make their Leeds Festival debut

London band showcase tracks from forthcoming album at Bramham Park

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Yuck were watched by Kaiser Chiefs bassist Simon Rix as they made their Leeds Festival debut this afternoon (August 27).

The band, featuring former members of Cajun Dance Party, showcased tracks from their forthcoming debut album at Bramham Park on the Festival Republic Stage.

The London four-piece showcased a host of tracks from their forthcoming debut album, including 'The Wall', 'Georgia' and 'Suicide Policeman', a track singer Daniel Blumberg told the crowd he had never played before.

Speaking after their set bassist Max Bloom told NME.COM: "That's really nice of him [Simon Rix] to come and see us, I have to admit. We never even knew he was in the crowd."

He added:"It was good to play here though and I was surprised by the size of the crowd because you don't expect people to wake up early at a festival but they did and it was really nice of them to come and see us."

Yuck played:

'The Wall'
'Holing Out'
'Georgia'
'Suicide Policeman'
'Get Away'
'Rubber'


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