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6 Music Live
15 Feb 2013, BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

6 Music Live at Maida Vale The Cribs

The Cribs
The Cribs
Fri 15 Feb 2013 Maida Vale 3

Friday 15 February - with Steve Lamacq, 4-7pm

The Cribs are an English three-piece indie rock band originally from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The band consists of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their younger brother Ross Jarman. They were subsequently joined by ex-The Smiths and Modest Mouse guitarist Johnny Marr who was made a formal member of the group in 2008. Marr would remain as part of the band until 2011; his departure was officially announced on 11 April through the band's website. Despite returning to the original trio, the band currently enlists David Jones of Nine Black Alps as a second guitarist for live shows. The band, who first became active on the concert circuit in 2002, were initially tied to other like-minded UK bands of that time, most notably The Libertines, by a British music press that were looking for a 'British rearguard' to the wave of popular US alternative rock bands of the time. They had outgrown this tag by the time of the commercial success of their third LP. In 2008, Q magazine described the band as "The biggest cult band in the UK".

Set List on Maida Vale 3 on 15 Feb 2013 at BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

Glitters Like Gold
Leather Jacket Love Song
Cheat On Me
Another Number
Jaded Youth
Shoot The Poets
Men's Needs
Come On, Be A No-One
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