The Subways preview new material at Club NME LA

The trio thrill the packed house

The Subways previewed new material during their sold-out show at Club NME Los Angeles with Fred Perry Subculture last night (October 17).

The trio breezed through crowd-pleasing favourites, including ‘Young For Eternity’ and ‘Rock And Roll Queen’ in addition to new tracks ‘Kalifornia’, ‘Girls & Boys’ and ‘I Won’t Let You Down’.

“This is only the tenth show we’ve done this year, which is weird for us because we’re used to playing a lot of shows, but we’ve been busy making our new record,” frontman Billy Lunn told the crowd before launching into a new song.

The packed house, which included Art Brut‘s Eddie Argos, sang along to several tracks from The Subways‘ debut album and pumped their fists in the air.

“Thank you guys – you’ve been the best club we’ve ever been to – ever!” gushed Lunn at the end of their 45-minute set.

The band have been in Los Angeles for the past few weeks recording the follow-up to ‘Young For Eternity’.

“It’s nerve-wracking to play the new material for the first time, and I really didn’t know what to expect from LA gigs,” Lunn told NME.COM after their set. “But it’s been amazing and humbling to see so many people who know the words to our songs.”

The Subways played:


‘Turn Around’

‘With You’

‘Young For Eternity’

‘Girls & Boys’

‘Oh Yeah’

‘I Want To Hear What You Have Got To Say’

‘I Won’t Let You Down’


‘Rock & Roll Queen’

Club NME with Fred Perry Subculture takes place at Spaceland in the Silver Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles every Wednesday night.

Next Wednesday (October 24), Air Traffic are set to headline Club NME LA with Fred Perry Subculture.

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–By our Los Angeles staff.

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