Suede’s Multimedia Roundhouse Concert Was The Ultimate Night For Fans – In Pictures

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On Friday night (November 13) at The Roundhouse in London, Suede premiered their new album ‘Night Thoughts’ in full, playing behind a screen showing an accompanying 50-minute film directed by NME photographer and film-maker Roger Sargent.

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At various points throughout the film, they band were lit so as to be visible through the translucent screen – a haunting presence.

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The band then rattled through a flurry of huge hits including ‘Trash’ and ‘Animal Nitrate’, which saw Brett Anderson swaggering along the top of the monitors and guitarist Richard Oakes unspooling his most stratospheric riffs.

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The ‘Treats’ came in the form of rarely-played album tracks and b-sides. Following a euphoric ‘Heroine’, featuring one of the 90’s greatest hooks in the line “my Marilyn come to my slum for an hour”, the moody ‘Pantomime Horse’ got at outing…

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The main set then wound up with another blast of hits, as ‘New Generation’, ‘So Young’ and ‘Metal Mickey’ sent the crowd into paroxysms.

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Sure enough, they finished the show with momentous ‘To The Birds’, the hardcore fan’s dream encore.

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The following night at the same venue, Suede encored with the last three songs from ‘Dog Man Star’, dedicated to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks.

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