NME cover stars Kings Of Leon performed comeback single ‘Waste A Moment’ and unveiled another new song called ‘Around The World’ from their upcoming album ‘WALLS’.
Meanwhile, Jack White delivered an acoustic version of ‘We’re Going To Be Friends’ in support of his career-spanning compilation album ‘Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016’.
Other guests of Later With Jools Holland‘s series opener included Banks, who performed her new single ‘Gemini Feed’, and M83, who performed ‘Go!’ with Mai Lan. Meanwhile, Sting performed a new song called ‘I Can’t Stop Thinking About You’ from his upcoming 12th solo album, ’57th & 9th’.
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kandace Springs performed her song ‘Talk To Me’ too. An extended version of this week’s episode featuring additional performances will air on BBC2 this Friday night (September 16).
The new series of Later With Jools Holland is the show’s 49th and follows on from this year’s previous run of episodes in the spring, which featured performances from Iggy Pop, Tame Impala, The Last Shadow Puppets, Christine And The Queens, James Blake, Paul Simon and Field Music.
As well as being the 50th series, the next run of Later in 2017 will mark the show’s 25th anniversary.