Courteeners tell Leeds Festival crowd not to talk to their ex-girlfriends

Band play two new songs at Bramham Park

The Courteeners told fans not to speak to their ex-girlfriends as they played two new songs at Leeds Festival this afternoon (August 28).

Watch a video with frontman Liam Fray by clicking on the right.

Playing a rain-drenched set on the Main Stage, the Manchester band kicked off their performance with 2007 single ‘Cavorting’, before singer Fray, dressed in a long red overcoat, declared: “Leeds Festival starts now.”

The band sandwiched new tracks – ‘The Good Times Are Calling’ and ‘Sycophant’, both of which they debuted at T In The Park last month – between a series of singles and fan favourites.

As Fray launched into break-up anthem ‘Please Don’t’, he joked: “If your ex-girlfriend is here don’t speak to her all weekend.”

Rounding off the set, the singer added, “We haven’t played for a while and we didn’t know how we’d go down but you’ve been fucking great,” before the crowd sang along to ‘Not Nineteen Forever’ and ‘What Took You So Long?’.

The Courteeners played:

‘The Good Times Are Calling’
‘Please Don’t’
‘Kings Of The New Road’
‘Bide Your Time’
‘Fallowfield Hillbilly’
‘That Kiss’
‘Not Nineteen Forever’
‘What Took You So Long?’

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