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CD: Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!

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Iron & Wine, Roundhouse

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Mogwai, Brixton Academy

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Arcade Fire, O2 Arena

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The National, Brixton Academy

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Mavis Staples, Jazz Café

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Gorillaz, O2 Arena

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Neil Diamond, Radio 2 Electric Proms, Roundhouse

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Placebo, Brixton Academy

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Josh Ritter, Barbican

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Wilco, Royal Festival Hall

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Muse, Wembley Stadium

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Robert Plant, Band of Joy, Forum

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Kasabian, Brixton Academy

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Toots and the Maytals, Academy, Islington

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Latitude Festival, Suffolk

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