Welsh band Boy Azooga's 'shock' at TV gig with the Manics
A Welsh boy band say they are in disbelief after being chosen to play their first televised gig with the Manic Street Preachers.
Boy Azooga will play on the late-night music programme Later with Jools Holland on BBC Two on Tuesday.
In what will be the Cardiff-based group's first television appearance, they will also play alongside Welsh language artist Gwenno Saunders.
Founder and lead singer Davey Newington said it was "crazy".
The psychedelic pop/rock band, who formed a year and a half ago, were spotted whilst playing a gig in London and were invited to go on the show.
Mr Newington, 26, said: "We were doing a gig in London and all we were told was that a man was going to come down to watch us play.
"As it turns out, he was from Jools Holland and a week later we were told that we had a spot on the show.
"It doesn't feel real, it's crazy."
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Mr Newington, along with bandmates Sam Barnes, Dafydd Davies and Dylan Morgan are now preparing for the show which will be aired on Tuesday at 22:00 BST.