Plus Laura Marling and Natty play iTunes London Sessions
Mystery Jets gave fans a sneak preview at their new album ’21’ during their set at iTunes Live: London Session last night (February 27).
Playing Air Studios in north London the band played a host of new songs, watched by a packed crowd and dad Henry Harrison, who no longer plays live with the group.
Kicking things off with ‘Diamonds In the Dark’ and ‘Two Doors Down’, the band also played the likes of ‘Flakes’ and ‘Umberellahead’ which are currently being previewed on the band’s Myspace page.
However the loudest cheers of the night was reserved for their colaboration with artists Natty – who had played earlier – who joined the band for a melodic, reggae tinted cover of Vampire Weekend’s ‘Blake’s Got A New Face’.
Mystery Jets played:
‘Diamonds In The Dark’
‘Half In Love With Elizabeth’
‘Blake’s Got A New Face’
’21’ is out on March 24.
Earlier in the evening Laura Marling opened the show before she dashed off to join Noah And The Whale onstage at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show at the Astoria. ‘Young Love’ saw her joined by Mystery Jets onstage.
Laura Marling played:
‘Cross Your Fingers’
‘Crawled Out Of The Sea’
‘Your Only Doll’
‘My Manic And I’
‘Alas, I Cannot Swim’
Fellow newcomer and iTunes favourite Natty then followed Marling with his brand of edgey reggae.
iTunes Live‘s London Sessions continue at Air Studios. See ituneslive.co.uk for more information.
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