The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

AlunaGeorge, Wretch 32, Little Comets and Tribes were among the artists to perform at 2013’s Durex Intimate sessions. Rapper Wretch 32, back with fresh material, called his show at Birmingham’s Glee Club in September “the best show I’ve played in a long time”.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

He was joined on stage by guests Jacob Banks and Shakka for a rendition of his hit single ‘Blackout’.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

The rapper’s 11-song set also featured a cover version of Justin Timbalake and Jay Z’s ‘Suit And Tie’.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

The setlist – which incorporated songs from 'Wretchrospective', 'Black And White' and a few choice cuts of upcoming album 'Growing Over Life' – was a "journey of life", as the rapper described it.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

London duo AlunaGeorge performed a tiny show at London’s 100 Club back in August.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

The gig came shortly after the pair released their debut album ‘Body Music’. Their set included a crowd-pleasing cover of Montell Jordan's 1995 hit 'This Is How We Do It'.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

Before leaving the stage, singer Aluna Francis told the crowd they had been "awesome" and said it had been "a sexy night".

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

Tribes brought the current series of Durex’s Intimate Sessions to a close on October 9 as they played a special gig in West London’s Bush Hall.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

Lucky competition winners saw the Camden band play a rare acoustic set, stripping back songs from their debut album 'Baby' as well as tracks from 2013's 'Wish To Scream' LP.

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The Best Of The Durex Intimate Sessions Featuring Wretch 32 & More

Late on in the gig singer Johnny introduced a cover of The Kinks' 'Sunny Afternoon', he explained their choice of tribute, saying: "Everyone loves The Kinks, right? I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t."

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