Fiction Plane lands at Club NME LA

Sting's son showcases new album

Fiction Plane performed a rousing set at Club NME Los Angeles with Fred Perry Subculture last night (May 23).

The London trio, fronted by Sting‘s son Joe Sumner, showcased several tracks from their new album, ‘Left Side Of The Brain’, which came out Stateside earlier in the week.

Throughout their hour-long set, Sumner played bass and sang lead vocals on the straight-forward rock tracks, which occasionally got quite political. The band ended their final song with an extended jam.

It was the first night of the Fiction Plane‘s world tour, which takes them throughout North America, the UK and Europe opening for The Police until the fall.

“We just came in from London so we were a bit wrecked but it felt good to clear out the cobwebs,” Sumner told NME.COM after the show. “This is the first show of the big tour so we’re really excited.”

Also playing last night were Los Angeles indie rockers Castaneda, and The Dead Trees who opened for The Strokes man Albert Hammond Jr on his recent tour.

Fiction Plane played:


‘Death Machine’

‘Two Sisters’

‘It’s A Lie’

‘Left Side Of The Brain’

‘Cold Water Symmetry’

‘Running The Country’



‘Fake Light From The Sun’

‘Cross The Line’

Club NME with Fred Perry Subculture takes place at Spaceland in the Silver Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles every Wednesday night.

Next Wednesday (May 30), Bristol’s BrakesBrakesBrakes and Electric Soft Parade are set to headline Club NME LA with Fred Perry Subculture.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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