Florida surf-pop band play second on the NME/Radio 1 Stage
Surfer Blood showcased a brand new song as they played the second set at the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading Festival 2010 today (August 27).
The surf-pop five-piece, fronted by singer and guitarist John Paul Pitts, played much of their recent debut album ‘Astro Coast’, but still found time to perform new track ‘I’m Not Ready’.
Despite suffering from some early technical problems when his guitar briefly cut out, Pitts was in an energetic mood, climbing on to the drum riser and jumping off, and motioning to the camera during ‘Take It Easy’.
“It’s our first time here,” the singer told the crowd, later adding, “You guys have been a lovely crowd!”
At the noisy end of set closer ‘Anchorage’, the singer lay on the ground strumming his guitar as lead guitarist Thomas Fekete spun out distorted echoes from his pedals.
Surfer Blood played:
‘Take It Easy’
‘I’m Not Ready’
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