Reading + Leeds - 2012, The Horrors

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24 Aug 2012
Radio 1 / NME Stage , Leeds

26 Aug 2012
Radio 1 / NME Stage , Reading

True Colours

Reviewers and critics go mad for the mere mention of their name and rightly so, for the future looks bright for The Horrors. A front cover appearance on the NME after releasing their debut single, alongside a starring role in cult classic The Mighty Boosh simply serves to concrete the notion that Faris Badwan is leading a very interesting musical collective.

Hailing from the Essex seaside, these purveyors of hypnotic, synth rock aren't afraid to push boundaries, as albums Strange House, Primary Colours and Skying demonstrate. With August's performance their fourth time at Reading + Leeds, the Horrors can't be accused of living up to their name - in fact they are nothing but a eclectic, eccentric delight.

Set List on Radio 1 / NME Stage on 26 Aug 2012 at Reading

  • Mirrors Image
  • Who Can Say
  • I Can See Through You
  • Scarlet Fields
  • Endless Blue
  • Sea Within A Sea
  • Still Life
  • Moving Further Away

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