Halfway through their intimate headline show in London, last night (July 29) Courteeners debuted one of their new songs titled “Lie Back And Think Of England”. According to Setlist.fm, the trio from Middletion delivered a set of 17 songs for their performance as the band warmed up ahead of their headlining set at the Y Not? festival tonight (July 30). They treated 1,500 fans at the Electric Ballroom to cuts from all six of their studio albums. It was mostly a throwback affair, as their 2020 album More. Again. Forever. was only represented with one song “Hanging Off Your Cloud”.
After playing the first 10 songs of the setlist which also included some of their biggest hits like “Not Nineteen Forever”, “You Overdid It Doll” and “Acrylic” – frontman Liam Fray delivered some acoustic numbers. The first of these acoustic tracks was “Lie Back And Think Of England” while “Please Don’t” and “Smiths Disco” rounded out the lowkey detour. Footage of the new tune is yet to emerge, but some fans posted a few photos and videos of the show on their social media which you can view below.
Following on from Y Not? tonight, Courteeners will then head over to the US for their first tour their in 13 years and they’ll preform headline shows in places like Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles , you can find tickets here.
In other news last November, the band released a concert film of their massive Heaton Park homecoming gig back in June 2019. Additionally, frontman Liam Fray also announced last year that he would be Opening a new restaurant in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The Smithfield Social, which pays homage to the historic Smithfield Market, is located on Thomas Street and serves brunch, small plates, cocktails and more.
Courteeners Electric Ballroom setlist:
‘You Overdid It Doll’
‘No One Will Ever Replace Us’
‘Lie Back And Think Of England’ (new song, acoustic)
‘Please Don’t’ (acoustic)
‘Smiths Disco’ (acoustic)
‘Hanging Off Your Cloud’
‘Are You In Love With A Notion?’
‘Not Nineteen Forever’
‘What Took You So Long?’