Plus frontman Orlando Weeks lets the crowd in on the band's 'plan' for the year
The Maccabees played to a huge Main Stage crowd at Reading Festival this afternoon (August 28), debuting a new song during their set.
The track, which is currently untitled, was introduced by frontman Orlando Weeks, who originally joked that the band would play a cover instead.
“We couldn’t decide between doing a cover and a new song,” he teased, before leading the band into the song, which seemed more epic than The Maccabees‘ previous output.
Drawing one of the biggest crowds of the weekend so far, the band also admitted that it has been their aim to play a Main Stage slot at Reading Festival for some time.
“So the plan worked,” Weeks said at one point.
The band were also joined by a three-person horn section, with each member wearing either a mask of an owl, frog or tiger.
The Maccabees played:
‘One Hand Holding’
‘Wall Of Arms’
‘Can You Give It’
(New song, currently untitled)
‘No Kind Words’
‘Bag Of Bones’
‘Love You Better’
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