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Little Noise Sessions: Mencap Music Presents

  • The Enemy, Mencap Music Presents Little Noise Sessions, November 27, 2007. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Enemy played downbeat versions of tracks from debut album 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns', including the title track, 'You're Not Alone' and 'Away From Here'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Enemy went glam and covered David Bowie's 'Five Years' and T-Rex's 'Cosmic Dancer', as well as slipping in a few bars of Lou Reed's 'Walk On The Wild Side'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Enemy pulled in a string quartet to bolster their acoustic performance at the Union Chapel. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Jack Penate told the crowd performing in a church "made him feel the pressure of God". Pic: PA Photos

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  • Jack Penate got help on the evening with backing vocals provided by rising star Adele. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Joe Lean and The Jing Jang Jong, Mencap Music Presents Little Noise Sessions, November 20, 2007. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Kate Nash headlined on an evening with also saw performances from The Ting Tings, Robyn, Billy Bragg and a guest appearance from Razorlight. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Kate Nash's was watched by hundreds of her now devoted fans, her Cribs boyfriend Ryan Jarman, and many of her family, though she refrained from her usual between-song banter. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Kate Nash treated fans to an untitled new song during her performance, on which she played semi-acoustic guitar. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Keane's performance included a cover of David Bowie and Queen's 1981 UK Number One single 'Under Pressure', with Tom Chaplin bravely tackling the Bowie and Freddie Mercury vocal parts. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Keane singer Tom Chaplin praised the work of Mencap from the stage, saying the organisation "does a huge amount to improve quality of life and break down terrible prejudices that still exist in society today". Pic: PA Photos

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  • Keane surprised the crowd with a version of the track 'Early Winter', which keyboard player Tim Rice-Oxley wrote for Gwen Stefani's 'The Sweet Escape' album. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Kooks, Mencap Music Presents Little Noise Sessions, November 24, 2007. Pic: PA Photos

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  • After The Kooks played new song 'Shine On', a member of the crowd shouted, "Hurry up and release a new album", to which singer Luke Pritchard responded, "Alright, we have, it's ready!" Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Wombats' frontman Matthew Murphy admitted to the crowd he felt "pretty bad" performing the song 'Patricia The Stripper' in a church, because it's about a prostitute. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Wombats' performance included favourites like recent single 'Let's Dance To Joy Division' and 'Kill The Director'. The band told NME.COM later they thought the show was "very special". Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Pigeon Detectives didn't get the acoustic guitars out - the Leeds rockers performed an electric set on the evening. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Laura Marling insisted to the capacity crowd: "I'm not as miserable as my songs make out." Pic: PA Photos

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  • U2's singer Bono paid tribute to old pal Michael Hutchence, who died ten years ago this month, by ad-libbing chunks of INXS' 'Need You Tonight' into their version of 'Desire'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • U2's shock performance saw Bono and The Edge play rarity 'Wave Of Sorrow', which shows up on the newly-expanded version of the group's 1987 classic album 'The Joshua Tree'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Biffy Clyro, Mencap Music Presents, Little Noise Sessions, November 23, 2007. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Referring to that evening's very special guests, Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil introduced his band by saying, "For those of you who don't know we're U2." Pic: PA Photos

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  • Razorlight's shock appearance saw frontman Johnny Borrell and drummer Andy Burrows, playing guitar on the evening, premiere new song 'Hostage Of Love'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Razorlight delighted the crowd by running through versions of their massive hits 'Before I Fall To Pieces' and 'America'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • As they left the stage, Razorlight were asked by host Jo Whiley if they would headline the event next year, to which frontman Johnny Borrell replied "Yeah!" Pic: PA Photos

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  • Razorlight's Johnny Borrell revealed that his bandmate Andy Burrows, who normally drums, was a "bit nervous" about accompanying his singer on guitar. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Billy Bragg was joined by Kate Nash on piano when he performed 'A New England'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Biffy Clyro covered Rihanna's massive-selling R&B hit 'Umbrella' during their performance, resulting in a standing ovation for the Scots rockers. Pic: PA Photos

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