Mexican Morrissey Tributes, Savages And Face-Painted Horrors Celebrate The Day Of The Dead

On Saturday (November 7), Wahaca hosted a one-day festival at London’s Tobacco Dock to celebrate the Day Of The Dead. As well as street food and tequila, the day featured a host of bands, including Mexrrissey, Savages and The Horrors.

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Crowds struggled to get into the tent to hear the seven-piece band tackle the Mozfather’s back catalogue with a twist. The whole performance featured songs by the musician, but covered in a Latino style.

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Stickswoman Fay Milton drummed up a storm as her bandmates brought dramatic production and ferocious riffs to Tobacco Dock.

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Other new songs shared in the set included ‘Sad Person’ and ‘TIWYG’, which saw Beth chanting “This is what you get when you mess with love” over a whopping groove.

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The Horrors played their first UK gig since August, using the event as a warm-up for their run of dates supporting Alt-J on their arena tour later this month.

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The band got into the spirit of the festival, painting their faces like the sugar skulls linked to the Mexican celebration of the Day Of The Dead.

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