The band’s set was interrupted as they were about to launch into ‘Twenty’, when a pair of black knickers were thrown at frontman Fran Healy. He stopped the song, picked them up, grinning, and asked: “Are these someone’s knickers?” before taking them offstage laughing.
The band are currently halfway through their American tour, which continues at Minneapolis Quest Club tomorrow (September 21), then goes on to: Denver Ogden Theatre (September 23) Dallas Gypsy Ballroom (25) Houston Numbers (26) Austin Stubbs’ BBQ (27) New Orleans House Of Blues (29) Atlanta, Big Day Out, Lakewood Amphitheatre (October 1) Las Vegas House Of Blues (4) Los Angeles Universal Amphitheatre (5)
Travis recently released a VH1 Storytellers version of their cover of Britney Spears‘ ‘Baby One More Time’, with an explanation from Fran about how the band came to record the song. The CD also features ‘Turn’ and ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me?’.