500 lucky fans hear highlights from the band's forthcoming 'Free All Angels' LP...

ASH performed six new songs at an instore singing at the LONDON VIRGIN MEGASTORE yesterday (January 29), before signing copies of their new single ‘SHINING LIGHT’ for fans.

The band appeared at the Virgin Megastore on Oxford Street in London, and played a 30-minute set to approximately 500 fans. Of the new songs played, Ash performed new single ‘Shining Light’,and its B-side ‘Warmer Than Fire’, ‘Burn Baby Burn’, which was announced by singer Tim Wheeler as the band’s next single, ‘Cherry Bomb’, ‘Walking Barefoot’ and ‘World Domination’.

From the stage, Wheeler said it was the first time the band had ever played ‘World Domination’ live. He joked: “This is the first time we’ve played this, so bear with us if its shite…but it won’t be!”


Ash also played their singles ‘A Life Less Ordinary’, ‘Kung Fu’ and ‘Girl From Mars’, introduced as “an oldie but goldie”, before leaving the stage and signing copies of ‘Shining Light’. The band remained at the store until after 9pm to ensure everything was signed for their fans.

The Ash set ran:

‘A Life Less Ordinary’

‘Shining Light’

‘Warmer Than Fire’

‘Burn Baby Burn’


‘Girl From Mars’

‘Cherry Bomb’

‘Kung Fu’

‘Walking Barefoot’

‘World Domination’


Ash will play another instore at the Virgin Megastore in Leeds tomorrow (January 31) from 6.30pm. Fans need a ticket to ensure entry to the event, and limited tickets will be made available from the store tomorrow morning.

They have also confirmed details of a UK tour for April, to coincide with the release of new album ‘Free All Angels’. Ash play:

Portsmouth Pyramids (April 25)

Oxford Brookes University (26)

Bristol Anson Rooms (27)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (28)

Manchester MDH (30)

Leeds Metropolitan University (May 1)

Liverpool University (2)

Newcastle University (3)

Glasgow QMU (5)

Sheffield University (6)

Ipswich Corn Exchange (7)

Leicester University (8)

Cardiff University (10)

London Ocean (11)

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