Spector and Superfood play free Brighton gig play as part of Topman 24 events

Bands were joined on the bill by Fickle Friends, Shimster and Fono at The Haunt

Spector and Superfood played a gig in Brighton last night as part of Topman 24.

The gig was one in a series of live shows that come as part of 24-hour takeovers of four major UK cities. Spector and Superfood were joined on the bill by Fickle Friends, Shimster and Fono at the 375 capacity venue The Haunt.

Earlier in the day XFM DJ Jon Kennedy was in conversation with to spoken word artist Luke Wright and Resident Records’ Derry Watkins at The Hope.


Speaking to NME before the gig, Spector frontman Fred MacPherson said he was excited to play the band’s new material. “We’ve got a second album coming out so there’ll was more new songs. Our current single, ‘All The Sad Young Men’ is really fun to play,” he said. MacPherson was also pleased to return to the south coast.

“I was looking forward to playing Brighton because we haven’t always given them our best. One time at The Great Escape I ate a pizza during the gig.”

Spector played:

‘Lately It’s You (Moth Boys)’
‘Don’t Make Me Try’
‘Decade of Decay’
’20 Nothing’
‘Stay High’
‘(Cocktail Party)’
‘Chevy Thunder’
‘Never Fade Away’
‘All The Sad Young Men’

Topman 24 concludes tomorrow night (March 19) with Spector and Superfood performing at Manchester’s Soup Kitchen venue alongside John Loveless and DJ sets from Hoya Hoya, Now Wave and The Warehouse Project DJs.

Additionally, Topman will provide a complimentary hangover breakfast instore the morning after each of the gigs to wristband holders.