Watch Pet Store Boys’ Neil Tennant be part of Johnny Marr to cowl David Bowie and Digital in London


Johnny Marr was joined on stage by Pet Store Boys’ Neil Tennant at London’s Eventim Apollo final night time (April 12) – try footage from the present under. 

Marr’s The Spirit Energy Tour arrived on the Hammersmith venue, and welcomed Tennant on the finish of the set for covers of David Bowie’s ‘Insurgent Insurgent’ and Digital’s ‘Getting Away With It’, a tune on which Tennant himself sang the unique lead vocals. 

“Effectively, seeing that it seems like a special day for Johnny boy and all, I’m gonna invite somebody as much as come and sing with us tonight,” Marr mentioned from the stage. “Somebody I’ve had the pleasure of working with for 30 years now, within the studio and on the stage. Please welcome, from Pet Store Boys, Neil Tennant.” 

Watch fan-captured footage of the collaborations under: 

Writing in regards to the present on X/Twitter, Marr mentioned: “Friday night time in Hammersmith was a buzz. Thanks to my ace band and my pal Neil Tennant for Insurgent Insurgent and Getting Away With It. The privilege was mine.” 

Johnny Marr performed: 

‘Sensory Avenue’
‘Generate! Generate!’
‘Spirit Energy and Soul’
‘New City Velocity’
‘This Charming Man’
‘Stroll Into The Sea’
‘The Reply’
‘Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Need’
‘Cease Me If You Suppose You’ve Heard This One Earlier than’
‘Get the Message’
‘Bigmouth Strikes Once more’
‘Hello, Howdy’
‘How Quickly Is Now?’
‘Straightforward Cash’
‘Insurgent Insurgent (with Neil Tennant)’
‘Getting Away With It (with Neil Tennant)’
‘You Simply Haven’t Earned It But, Child’
‘There Is A Gentle That By no means Goes Out’

The Spirit Energy Tour continues for 10 extra reveals, earlier than ultimately wrapping up in Nottingham’s Rock Metropolis on April 14. Discover any tickets right here

Marr can also be set to play quite a few main reveals this summer season, together with opening for Noel Gallagher and the Excessive Flying Birds at Warwick Citadel, alongside The Waeve, on July 21 – get any remaining tickets right here

He may also be one of many help acts for Suede at a present that’s a part of the Heritage Dwell live performance sequence in Saffron Walden, Essex on August 1, alongside Nadine Shah. Tickets for that present are right here

Earlier this yr, Marr reacted to a video exhibiting The Smiths’ ‘Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Need’ getting used at a Donald Trump rally. “Ahh…proper…OK. I by no means in 1,000,000 years would’ve thought this might come to cross. Think about this shit shut proper down proper now,” he wrote in a tweet. 


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