Belle & Sebastian Play ‘I Want The World To Stop’ At NME Awards 2014 – watch

The winners of the Outstanding Contribution award take to the stage

Watch footage of Belle & Sebastian taking to the stage at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas to perform their track ‘I Want The World To Stop’.

The band picked up the Outstanding Contribition award at the bash, which took place last week at London’s Brixton Academy. They played the track from 2010 album ‘Belle and Sebastian Write About Love’ to an audience which included Godlike Genius winners Blondie, Paul McCartney, Damon Albarn. Jarvis Cocker, Lily Allen and more.

Picking up their award, Belle & Sebastian referenced David Bowie’s message at the Brit Awards, in which he said “Scotland, stay with us”. Belle & Sebastian’s Stevie Jackson said: “England stay with us – at least just for a night. And if we do leave you, I hope we’ll always be friends.”

NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas in Pictures