The second night is even better, say the band...
have hailed their show last night (March 24) at LONDON’s
ALEXANDRA PALACE as among their best ever.
Playing for a second night at the historic venue, bassist
Carl Dalemo said the show was among his favourite
performances by the band.
“Last night was my favourite, probably because it was a bit weird playing
the first show,” he said, “We weren’t nervous, and I managed to go on stage
completely sober last night and so did a good gig. Having 8,000 people who
are really into it, you can’t beat that.”
Dalemo added that the band were still coming to terms
with the two sold out shows which saw the band play to 16,000 people in 48
hours, including Noel Gallagher, who was present
“It’s not really sunk in, you get a bit speechless when you think about
it,” he said. “There was more anticipation on these shows because they’d
been put back and we wanted to prove we’d be even better than if we’d done
it in February, I think we pulled that one off.”
The bassist echoed comments by frontman Johnny Borrell
that the shows were the send off for debut album ‘Up All
Night’, but promised fans new material soon.
“It’s the last tour of that album so we won’t do all the songs again, so
it’s a bit sad, but we’re going to start playing new songs soon which we
think are better so it’s going to be good. You can’t play the same songs
forever,” he suggested. “We’ve got quite a lot of new songs so I guess we’re
going to start recording the album in the summer, and do some festivals in
The band now set their sights on returning to the US where they tour with
Muse in May.
“Anything can happen, but I definitely look forward to the tour,” said
Dalemo. “Four weeks out in America with Muse, they’re a good band so
to keep up with them we need to do fucking good shows. We can’t fuck