Mumford and Sons hint at not making another album after ‘Babel’

The band joked with fans last night at intimate homecoming set at London's Roundhouse

Mumford and Sons joked with fans that they might not make another album last night (September 24) at an intimate homecoming show at London’s Roundhouse last night.

After one fan heckled the band, shouting that it had taken “ages” to make the follow up to their 2009 debut ‘Sigh No More’, multi-instrumentalist Ben Lovett apologised, saying that he’d “try harder” with the next album, “if there is a next album”.

The show, part of the iTunes festival, marks the band’s first gig on home turf since the release of their new album ‘Babel’ and their first London gig since their massive Hyde Park show with Arcade Fire in June 2011.


They recently returned home after embarking on a world tour of their Gentleman Of The Road Stopover festival – taking the event to Huddersfield and Galway, Ireland, before touring the US and Australia. “We’ve been round and round; now we’re home it feels fucking good!” frontman Marcus Mumford told the crowd.

Mumford and Sons played:

‘Lovers Eyes’
‘Little Lion Man’
‘White Blank Page’
‘Not With Haste’
‘Below My Feet’
‘Roll Away Your Stone’
‘Lover Of The Light’
‘Thistle & Weeds’
‘Ghosts That We Knew’
‘Broken Crown’
‘Awake My Soul’
‘Dust Bowl Dance’
‘Winter Or Where’
‘I Will Wait’
‘The Cave’

Yesterday (September 24), the band announced details of a huge UK tour. Tickets go onsale on Friday (September 28). To check the availability of Mumford and Sons tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.


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