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WATCH: Wire Pinkflag Guitar Orchestra
Luke Turner , December 24th, 2013 06:14

Full video of exceedingly loud massed guitar blast through 'Pink Flag' at DRILL:LONDON

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Back in March, The Quietus and Wire teamed up to produce the DRILL:LONDON Festival, wherein Wire stuck to their customary 'no looking back' guns by asking new groups to play alongside them, collaborated with Teeth Of The Sea on a version of 'Drill', and played their new album Change Becomes Us in its entirety the day before it was released. The encore of the gig was a performance of the Pinkflag Guitar Orchestra - people involved with DRILL:LONDON all taking to the stage to hammer through Wire's 1977, two-chord banger 'Pink Flag'. You can watch that, preceded by an interview with Colin Newman, above. Film shot and edited by Kenichi Iwasa.

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R Swimmer
Dec 27, 2013 3:50am

There were two chords in the original version on Pink Flag but Wire removed the second chord around 12 years ago so this a one chord banger.

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F Young
May 23, 2014 11:46am

Fantastic!

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