Maximo Park reveal first song written during Carling Weekend: Leeds Festivals set

Plus Paul Smith admits he's over dressed for main stage set

Maximo Park revealed the first song they ever wrote during their set at Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival today (August 25).

The band were playing the Main Stage during the early evening.

Singer Paul Smith said: “This is the first song we’re ever wrote,” before playing ’Gone Missing’.

Smith admitted that he made an error with his choice of clothes for the evening.

Wearing a white jacket for first song ’The Coast Is Always Changing’ he took it off and admitted: “You know when you make a decision but you’re a bit hung over when you do it? I think I did that with this jacket.”

Before playing ’Girls Who Play Guitars’ Smith said: “The song’s about doing whatever you want.”

He also told the crowd: “We’re from the North East so it’s nice to be here. He’s from Huddlesfield,” Smith said pointing at keyboardist Lukas Wooler.

Maximo Park played:

‘The Coast Is Always Changing’

‘Our Velocity’



‘Girls Who Play Guitar’

‘Gone Missing’

‘Books From Boxes’

‘Apply Some Pressure’



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