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The Ting Tings in Manchester: Photography by Lawrence Watson

  • Ting Tings fans get messy at a Ting Tings gig in Manchester, February 27. The venue started out with clean white walls. The object of the gig, which was part of an Adidas ad campaign, was for fans to paint the walls in whichever way they chose.

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  • The Ting Tings' Katie White (left) and Jules DeMartino perform for paint-spattered fans in Manchester, February 27. You can watch footage of the gig at NME.COM/BLOGS.

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  • Ting Tings fans get into the spirit of the intimate gig in Manchester, which involved an enormous amount of paint being hurled on to the venue's plain white walls.

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  • The Ting Tings at Unit One, Manchester, February 27. The duo have a reputation for throwing anarchic celebrations: in the early days, before they were signed, the band honed their material at all-night warehouse parties, which they themselves organised.

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  • Katie White (left) belts out current single 'We Walk' before a small audience of Ting Tings fans. Head to NME.COM/BLOGS for an interview with the band in which they discuss the thinking behind their messy, technicolour gig.

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  • Ting Tings vocalist Katie White at Unit One, Manchester, February 27, shortly after having been drenched in paint by fans.

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  • The calm before the storm - The Ting Tings' Katie White before getting covered in paint.

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  • The Ting Tings play a secret gig in Manchester for a select, invite-only crowd. The unusual show, which involved fans splashing paint all over the venue's white walls, was part of the Ting Tings' involvement with sports brand Adidas.

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  • The Ting Tings' Katie White and Jules DeMartino warm up ahead of their secret gig in Manchester, February 27. Minutes later the venue was full of hundreds of fans hurling paint up the walls and over the band. Keep clicking for more pictures.

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  • As part of the chaotic gig, Ting Tings fans were urged to 'design' the artwork for a limited number of blank 12" sleeves for the Calvin Harris remix of the duo's latest single 'We Walk'. Using the paint provided, obviously.

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