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Suede Reform For Charity Gig - Confirmed
The Quietus , January 15th, 2010 05:43

Band back together for Royal Albert Hall show

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Get on the brown rice diet so you can fit into that terelene shirt - because, for one night only, Suede are reforming.

The Coming Up era line-up of the band - Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Matt Osman, Simon Gilbert and Neil 'Yum' Codling - will play a one-off concert at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust later this year. Bernard Butler will not be involved.

Suede have long been supporters of cancer research - both Anderson and Butler lost parents to the disease, and the band donated their 1993 Mercury Prize winnings to a cancer charity.

Despite posterity treating them rather unkindly, Brett Anderson has never ruled out a return of Suede. In a recent Quietus interview around his well-received third solo album Slow Attack, Anderson had declined to comment on the possibility of a Suede reformation, saying "I don’t really want to answer that. I can only say that I’m thinking about releasing this record, and I’m excited about this. Those sort of things . . . I don’t even think about them."

More details as and when we get them. And now, here's some Suede on YouTube:

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Joe
Jan 15, 2010 2:50pm

I'm shuttering in my pants!

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anna_
Jan 16, 2010 2:29am

brilliant...

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marini ithinin
Jan 16, 2010 4:52am

cool - hope i cant fly all the way there from SINGAPORE to watch it

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Bobby Goats Gruff
Jan 16, 2010 9:02pm

It's for a good cause and all that. But........

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just listen to that guitar on Love and Poison.

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Paul Gascoyne
Jan 19, 2010 10:33pm

Excellent reason for the best band to come out of Britain to reform , gotta get some of those tickets

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Illyas Effandi
Feb 9, 2010 2:04am

In reply to marini ithinin:

I will be flying from Singapore to watch it.

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