Alex Turner Plays Surprise London Gig
Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner made a surprise appearance in London last night, performing with Lightspeed Champion in an impromptu indie supergroup.
Turner and Lightspeed’s Dev Hynes were joined by The Rascals’ Joe Edwards, Ferry Gouw from Semifinalists and members of Ipso Facto and Ox-Eagle.Lion.Man at Soho’s Madame Jojo’s.
The supergroup performed six covers at the launch of Lightspeed Champion’s debut album “Falling Off The Lavender Bridge”, including versions of tracks by Interpol, The Walkmen and The Vines.
The final song of the set was a version of The Strokes' “Reptilia”, which was led by Turner.
The group performed:
“C’mon C’mon” (The Von Bondies)
“Slow Hands” (Interpol)
“The Rat” (The Walkmen)
“Get Free” (The Vines)
“Reptilia” (The Strokes)
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