The Teenagers make LA debut

The band thrill a packed house at Club NME LA

The Teenagers played a rousing set for a packed house at Club NME Los Angeles with Fred Perry Subculture last night (January 23).

The French electro-pop trio were joined by a female guitarist and drummer for their hour-long set at Spaceland, which featured several songs from their forthcoming debut album ‘Reality Check’.

Looking casually hip in a red flannel shirt and skinny jeans, frontman Quentin Delafon danced across the stage and engaged the audience in a question-and-answer session midway through their set.

“When are you coming to Australia?” asked a girl in the front row, who was later invited onstage to duet with Delafon on the X-rated ‘Homecoming’.

This was the band’s second Los Angeles show ever — they made their LA debut the night before at Spaceland‘s sister club The Echo.

“The crowds in LA have been fantastic,” Delafon told NME.COM after their set.

“It’s fucking raining but we love LA!” he said, adding that the band had just visited the requisite LA sites including the Hollywood sign and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.

Earlier in the evening, local indie rockers Run Run Run were joined onstage by David J of Bauhaus and Love And Rockets fame for the latter band’s hit song ‘No New Tale To Tell’.

The Teenagers played:


‘Feeling Better’


‘Make It Happen’



‘Love No’

‘Fuck Nicole’


‘Streets Of Paris’

‘End Of The Road’

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

Next Wednesday (January 30), Castaneda are set to headline Club NME LA with Fred Perry Subculture.

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–By our Los Angeles staff.

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