The Subways debut new material at Carling Festival: Leeds Festival

The band make it fourth years in a row at festival

The Subways debuted new material at Carling Festival: Leeds Festival today (August 25).

The band played material from their new album, the follow up to 2005’s ’Young For Eternity’, which they have been recording in Los Angeles.

The band played the tracks ’I Won’t Let You Down’, ’Kalifornia’ and ’Strawberry Blonde’.

They were noticeably rockier than previous material and showed a Pixies influence.

The band mixed the tracks in to crowd favourites like ’Rock & Roll Queen’ and ’Mary’

Bassist Charlotte Cooper was also sporting a new looking. She was sporting an auburn bob for the show.

Billy Lunn said: “How sweaty are you Leeds? A six? A seven? An eight? Well I want you to get to a ten…here’s ’Oh Yeah’!”

The band let the raucous crowd sing the second verse of the track. Lunn dedicated the track to a fan, “who’s got on stage. He was a handsome kid too!”

The Subways said how please they were to be returning to the festival. Lunn said: “This is fourth year here and we’re fucking honoured to be returning.”

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