Fast forward 16 months and the band are back. Bigger of hair, bigger of global status thanks to that summer of slog and with a new album that promises to take them on to the next level.
The band came out of their exile last week. Using their now-bigger muscle in the US to play All Points West festival in New Jersey, they rewarded loyal fans with the first live performance of tracks from Humbug.
Two days later the band played an intimate show in New York with hip hop impresario P Diddy in bold attendance. Next stop? Well, if the last album was anything to go by, expect the band to be touring near you. And you. And you and you and…
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