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The Orwells Play Chaotic NME Awards Show With Austin, Texas

  • The Orwells last night (February 23) played London's 100 Club as part of the NME Awards Shows 2014 with Austin, Texas.

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  • Introducing themselves by shouting "The Orwells, from Chicago, Illinois!" the band included three new songs in the set, titled 'Bathroom Tile Blues', 'Gotta Get Down' and 'Let It Burn'.

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  • After the show, the five-piece reported that the tracks will appear on their new album, which frontman Mario Cuomo told NME is "mixed, mastered, polished, done".

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  • He also told NME that the record, due in June, is "fucking dy-no-mite".

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  • The set also included a cover of The Black Lips' 'Not A Problem' and fan-favourite Orwells tracks like 'Mallrats'.

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  • The encore saw a version of The Stooges' 'I Wanna Be Your Dog', while 'Halloween All Year' segued into a short cover of The Foundations' 'Build Me Up Buttercup'.

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  • Earlier, Glasgow's The Amazing Snakeheads swigged Buckfast throughout largely comprising unreleased material.

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  • Towards the end of the set, a female fan leapt on stage and wrapped herself around Cuomo, sharing a lingering kiss with the frontman.

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  • The Orwells' show was one of the last of a month-long run of NME Awards Shows with Austin, Texas.

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    Added: 25 Feb 2014