Band played seven-song live set earlier today (October 5)
Bloc Party played two new songs while in session on BBC 6Music this morning (October 5).
The band performed live versions of ‘The Good News’ and ‘Exes’ while appearing as guests on Lauren Laverne’s morning show. The two tracks featured in a seven-song set that also included older material including ‘This Modern Love’ and ‘Banquet’.
Bloc Party have played ‘Exes’ at recent gigs, including a live session for Australian radio station Triple J in March 2015. The band will reveal the studio version of new single ‘The Love Within’ on BBC Radio 1 tonight.
Clips of the band playing ‘Exes’ can be seen below while the full session can be heard here (from the 2hr 14min mark).
Bloc Party played:
‘The Good News’
‘Song For Clay (Disappear Here)’
‘This Modern Love’
The band recently unveiled their new line-up at two shows in the US during August, with bassist Justin Harris and drummer Louise Bartle joining the group in the place of the recently departed Gordon Moakes and Matt Tong.
With the band recently confirming that they have finished recording their next album, Bloc Party will now tour Europe in November and December. UK dates will take place in Manchester and London on December 3 and 4 resectively.