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Pop Will Eat Itself



Wed 11 Dec 2019
Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
Artists watched: Pop Will Eat Itself, Jeana

Ticket for Pop Will Eat Itself

I love "seat 8" on the ticket. There were, of course, NO seats ...

I had such a good time at the Craufurd Arms in the summer I decided to revisit it when Pop Will Eat Itself played a few gigs this month, rather than choose a nearer London show. It also gave me a chance to visit the excellent Namji Indian restaurant five minutes' walk away ...

Flyer for Pop Will Eat Itself

While other shows on the tour had supports from 90s indie stalwarts like Cud and Jesus Jones, tonight's support act was local band Jeana, which was a brave choice, being much more poppy/souly/funky and not much like PWEI at all. But apparently the Craufurd Arms has a policy of giving local artists support opportunities when bigger bands come to town, so fair play to them.

Jeana

PWEI are coming towards the end of their 30th anniversary shows for This Is The Day ... something which always amazes me and fills me with dread. The band have as much energy as ever, which bodes really well for 2020, when a new album is due to be released.

Pop Will Eat Itself

Pop Will Eat Itself

Pop Will Eat Itself

Pop Will Eat Itself

Pop Will Eat Itself

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Setlist:

I'm pretty sure this was the correct setlist, although they might have left out one of the songs at the end.
  • PWEI Is a Four Letter Word
  • Preaching to the Perverted
  • Wise Up! Sucker
  • Sixteen Different Flavours of Hell
  • Inject Me
  • Can U Dig It?
  • The Fuses Have Been Lit
  • Poison to the Mind
  • Def Con One
  • Radio P.W.E.I.
  • Shortwave Transmission on 'Up to the Minuteman Nine'
  • Satellite Ecstatica
  • Not Now James, We're Busy...
  • Wake Up! Time to Die...
  • Bulletproof!
  • Dance of the Mad Bastards
  • Get the Girl! Kill the Baddies!
  • Ich bin ein Ausländer
  • Everything's Cool
  • Their Law
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