Ghostpoet, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Mirel Wagner also played live
Last night’s show was the second episode of the new series of Later…, which began last week. Mumford & Sons performed ‘Believe’ and ‘The Wolf’, while Gallagher played ‘You Know We Can’t Go Back’. They were joined on the show by Ghostpoet , George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Mirel Wagner. Watch clips of the performances below.
Last week saw Blur perform two new songs on the show with fellow guests Laura Marling, The Vaccines and Natalie Prass also performing live.
As is now standard for Later, the series comprises of a half-hour live edition at 10pm on Tuesday evenings, entitled Later Live, with an extended hour-long edition on Friday evening.
Later…With Jools Holland began on BBC2 in 1992. Artists who appeared in the season previous included Arcade Fire, U2, Kasabian, Alt-J, Coldplay, The Black Keys, Elbow and The War On Drugs.
Mumford & Sons’ new album ‘Wilder Mind’ comes out on May 4, following on from 2009’s ‘Sigh No More’ and 2012’s ‘Babel’. It was recorded at Air Studios, London and produced by James Ford (Arctic Monkeys, Haim, Florence + The Machine). A number of the new songs were written at Aaron Dessner of The National’s studios in Brooklyn, New York.
Ben Lovett previously told NME that the band’s change in sound is a “natural departure”. The band have already shared the single ‘Believe’ and played the album in full at intimate fanclub shows in London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Toronto and New York over the past month.