But then they clearly missed the small, sweaty box venues that they started out in, like their kind of legendary 100 Club show back in 1992, because they’re going to play the comparatively teeny venue of Camden’s Barfly, for XFM.
The Britpop-survivers will play the venue on Monday, 4th March, with tickets available to competition winners only. To find out how to enter, head over to here.
The date is expected to be one of the first times that fan’s will get to hear the first Suede album in 11 years on March 18th, ‘Bloodsports’. Speaking to DIY, Brett Anderson said that he’s still nervous about how the record will be received. ‘You don’t lose nerves, you don’t lose your anxiety about how people receive your work.’ Anderson told us, ‘And don’t listen to anyone who says they don’t care what people think of their work, that’s absolute fiction. Anyone who creates, creates because they want response. It’s a necessary part of the process. Anyone who says they don’t care, that they don’t read their own reviews or whatever, that’s absolute bollocks. It’s a contradiction as far as I’m concerned, otherwise you’re creating something and you would keep it to yourself, keep it in your bedroom, if you didn’t care what other people think about it.’
If you’re not lucky enough to win tickets for the Barfly date, London fans can still catch Suede at the slightly larger venue; Alexandra Palace, on May 30th, where they’ll be supported by Spector and Temples.
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