The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website


Franz Members Gather For The Yummy Fur Reunion
Ben Hewitt , January 8th, 2010 07:57

Paul Thomson played drums while Alex Kapranos rubbed shoulders with the crowd - plus more dates announced.

Glaswegian indie band The Yummy Fur reunited for a reunion show last night in their native city to play live for the first time in over a decade.

Former member and current Franz Ferdinand drummer Paul Thomson joined the band on stage, while Alex Kapranos - another Yummy Fur alumni - watched on from the audience.

Frontman John McKeown, Paul Kearney and Brian McDougall completed the line-up.

The band have now announced a series of US and UK reunion gigs, and will play the following shows:

January 9 - Buffalo Bar, London

January 10 - The Lexington, London

January 14 - Kung Fu Neck Tie, Philadelphia

January 15 - Lombardy, Brooklyn

January 17 - The Echo, Los Angeles

January 18 - Cafe du Nord, San Francisco

January 20 - Portland, Mississippi Studios

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.