My Bloody Valentine opened their set in Brixton Electric with a new track, seemingly titled 'Rough Song'.
Ah, the lengthy, tortured tale of My Bloody Valentine's new studio album. The band posted a message on Facebook before Christmas, indicating that work on new material was at an end.
Writing to fans, the band said: "On 21-12-12 we finished mastering the new album!" Since then, though, nothing new has arrived.
Last night in London fans gathered for a one off show at Brixton Electric, and to their delight My Bloody Valentine opened with a previously unheard track labelled 'Rough Song' on the set list handed to sound engineers.
As the title suggests, it appeared to be a work in progress - nonetheless, exciting times for fans of My Bloody Valentine. Find a - rather rough around the edges - clip below. (via Consequence of Sound)
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Oh, and while you're here... Kevin Shields also mentioned something about the new album dropping in "two or three days time". Statement of intent or outright prank? Only time will tell...