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Tribes play tiny London gig for Durex Intimate Sessions

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

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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • 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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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • The group played with a stripped back line-up, with much of the gig featuring only singer Johnny Lloyd and bassist Jim Cratchley, who switched to guitar for the night.

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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • Drummer Miguel Demelo joined the pair on guitar for versions of 'We Were Children' and 'How The Other Half Live'.

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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • "I think this is maybe our third acoustic gig ever," Lloyd told the crowd. During 'We Were Children', he explained: "This is the part of the song where I’d normally jump into the crowd. I’m not feeling that tonight... would that be intimate?"

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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • Later, as Lloyd 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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    Added: 10 Oct 2013

  • The band finished a few songs later with a rendition of 'How The Other Half Live'.

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  • Previous artists to have played as part of Durex's Intimate Sessions' include Wretch 32 and Little Comets.

    Photo: Tom Martin

    Added: 10 Oct 2013