Mystery Jets joke about Reading floods at Leeds Festival

Band play Main Stage slot on first day of 2010 event

Mystery Jets joked about the flooding on the Reading Festival site today (August 27) as they played its sister event, Leeds Festival.

The band played a lunchtime slot on the Main Stage on the first day of the 2010 event, with bassist Kai Fish making a quip to the audience towards the end of their set.

“You’ll all be glad to know that it’s pissing it down in Reading!” he laughed, with the Leeds fans, enjoying a sunny afternoon in contrast, cheering back at him. In actual fact, though, the event’s sister site has largely escaped the rain today.

The band played a six-song set including the title track of their new album ‘Serotonin’, plus their biggest hit ‘Two Doors Down’.

Frontman Blaine Harrison‘s father Henry, formerly a member of the band but now not in the live line-up, watched from the wings, as did The MaccabeesOrlando Weeks, who plays the stage later today.

Mystery Jets played:

‘Alice Springs’
‘Young Love’
‘Two Doors Down’
‘Behind The Bunhouse’

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