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Klaxons Play Final Emotional Farewell Gig In London - In Pictures

  • Klaxons played their last-ever UK gig last night (November 4) in a sweaty and often emotional show at London's O2 Shepherds Bush Empire.

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  • After an eight-year career that took them from New Cross basement bars to duetting with Rihanna, supporting Blur and winning a Mercury Prize, lead singer Jamie Reynolds thanked fans, saying: "London, there's no place like home. Thank you all so much."

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  • Klaxons announced their split 10 days ago, posting a message on their Twitter account saying: “After what’s been nearly 9 bananas years we’d like to let you know that we’ve decided the upcoming dates will be our last headline tour”.

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  • Once notorious on the London party scene, the crowd was swelled by numerous famous faces: Keira Knightley, wife of keyboardist James Righton, James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem), James Ford (who produced their debut album), model Daisy Lowe, performance poet Kate Tempest, Angular Records founder Joe Daniel, Spector singer Fred Macpherson, Simian Mobile Disco's Jas Shaw and comedian Harry Enfield.

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  • Klaxons played their debut show at Soho’s St Moritz Club in January 2006, and released their debut single, 'Gravity’s Rainbow', in March 2006, on Angular Records.

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  • Widely regarded as the fathers of new rave, Klaxons struggled to follow up their debut, with 2010’s much-delayed 'Surfing The Void' failing to replicate its predecessor’s success.

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  • The band had scrapped an entire album’s worth of material, some of which was later released as a free EP under the title 'Landmarks Of Lunacy'.

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  • They released their third and final album this year, the house-focused 'Love Frequencies', produced by Erol Alkan, The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowland and LCD Soundsystem. It entered the UK charts at 38.

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    Added: 05 Nov 2014