Secret Machines play intimate UK show

Band give London crowd a sneak preview of new LP

Secret Machines played a unique intimate gig in London last night (January 18).

Previewing their forthcoming album ’10 Silver Drops’, the band powered through a selection of new songs and tracks from their 2004 debut ‘Now Here Is Nowhere’ at the Garage.

The crowd, which included members of the Arctic Monkeys, were treated to several new songs, including ‘Lightning Blue Eyes’ and current single ‘Alone, Jealous & Stoned’, taken from the band’s second album, which is due out on March 27.

Secret Machines played:

‘I Hate Pretending’

‘The Road Leads Where It Led’

‘Lightning Blue Eyes’

‘Pharaoh’s Daughter’

‘Daddy’s In The Doldrums’

‘Better Bring Your Friends’

‘Faded Lines

‘Sad And Lonely’

‘You Are Chains’

‘Nowhere Again’

‘Alone, Jealous & Stoned’

‘First Wave Intact’

The band play Manchester University tonight (January 17) and a further secret UK gig is rumoured. Meanwhile, the band have confirmed a full scale UK tour. They will play:

Exeter Lemon Grove (March 19)

Cardiff Solus (19)

Brighton Concorde (20)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (22)

Oxford Zodiac (23)

Bristol Bierkeller (24)

Sheffield Leadmill (25)

Liverpool Academy 2 (27)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (28)

Glasgow Garage (29)

Aberdeen Moshulu (30)

Newcastle Northumbria University (31)

Leeds Metropolitan University (April 1)

Manchester Academy 2 (2)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (4)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (5)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (6)

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.