Editors play free Los Angeles show

They make the rounds in Hollywood on their way to Australia

Editors performed a free show for a handful of fans in Los Angeles on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ last night (July 25).

The Birmingham quartet played songs from their new album ‘An End Has A Start’, including the title track and ‘Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors’, as well as tracks from their debut album, ‘The Back Room’.

The band briefly touched down in Los Angeles on their way to play dates in Australia, but they won’t play an official LA gig until September.


Meanwhile, they made the most of their short time in the city, playing a live set at renowned radio station KCRW and dropping in on The Cribs‘ show at the Troubadour Tuesday night (July 24).

“We’ve also been drinking margaritas and sitting by the pool, and I’m going surfing tomorrow,” bassist Russell Leetch told NME.COM. “I can’t wait to come back here in September to play the Wiltern. We’re still trying to impress people here (in America) but we also have some amazing loyal fans.”

Editors will play dates in Australia beginning August 1 at Sydney’s Metro before heading to Japan for the Summersonic Festival on August 11. They’ll return to tour the US beginning September 4.

Editors set list on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’:

‘An End Has A Start’

‘Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors’



‘The Racing Rats’


‘The Weight Of The World’

‘Fingers In The Factories’

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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