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Lostprophets Start Something for Cardiff show

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James McLaren James McLaren | 13:47 UK time, Monday, 23 April 2012

Pontypridd's Lostprophets have today confirmed today that their 28 April homecoming show at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena will be a special one-off, with their modern rock classic second album Start Something being played in its entirety.



Bassist Stuart Richardson told us: "We wanted to do something special for our hometown. We wrote the record in Caerphilly. Start Something is when we kind of came into our own as a band, and Cardiff is where we came into our own as people.

"This is the biggest show of the tour, and when we were brainstorming ideas of how to differentiate it from the others this just seemed like the natural, obvious choice."

Start Something was released in February 2004 and went to number four in the UK album charts.

The single Last Train Home saw them cross over into the US market with high rotation on music TV. The success of the single drove the record to a high of number 33 in the American charts, going gold in the process.

The band, busy promoting their fifth LP Weapons, are joining the growing list of established artists revisiting previous albums and playing them in the order in which they were intended.

Read an interview with Mike Lewis from Lostprophets at the time of Start Something.

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  • Comment number 1.

    OH....MY....GOD!!!! All of a sudden breaking the bank to get tickets for this gig as well as Rock City has paid off!
    My favourite album and I've always wanted to hear them play it all. Was gutted I missed the Start Something tour so I guess I'll be able to die happy after 28th :-)


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