Beirut at HMV Forum

Beirut HMV Forum
Friday 8 May 2009

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With Shearwater and Sharon Van Etten

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Friday 8 May 2009

HMV Forum

9-17 Highgate Road
London NW5 1JY
United Kingdom
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Tel: +44.(0)20 7428 4099


The Shrew
Elephant Gun
The Concubine
Mount Wrocai (Idle Days)
La Javanaise
Postcards From Italy
Scenic World
The Akara
A Sunday Smile
After The Curtain
The Penalty
My Wife
My Night With The Prostitute From Marseille
The Gulag Orkestar
Siki Siki Baba
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  • Matt231

    Again again.

    10 May 2009 Reply
  • mrdanielsir

    amazing show! BUT so, so tragic they didnt play either of their *best* songs, In The Mausoleum or Brandenburg...oh well, maybe next time...

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • Aberfield

    Amazing, one of the best experiences of my life.

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • LiveFeedback

    shame they didn't play 'The Flying Club Cup'. It was really good though. I actually preferred Shearwater, but that's probably because I am a bigger fan of them and also I got a raging headache through Beirut. 'My Night With A Prostitute From Marseille' was such a beautiful surprise.

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • lmdia

    Thanks for the setlist! Some videos: La Javanaise (please don't sing it in France! the original one is realy better) Gulag Okerstar The Shrew:

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • barbituranik

    @mickthevoice: They also added Gulag Orkestar as the last song of the first encore. Best show ever.

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • uetsu

    Great show, really enjoyed it. @fionnrice Sharon Van Etten - nice voice indeed!

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • fionnrice

    oh and also, who was the first support? She had a great voice. Anyone know? Shearwater played a solid set as well.

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • fionnrice

    Thanks to the rad girl who gave me her 'Beirut ticket needed' sign. I eventually got one at the train station from an equally rad guy who sold it for 20 pound. Couldn't imagine missing out on such a truly brilliant show. I'll be smiling all weekend.

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • WillFry

    Absolutely incredible. And what's more, I met Zach before the gig. Fucking brilliant. c:

    9 May 2009 Reply
  • mickthevoice

    Agree it was awesome. 3rd time I have seen them and tonight was the best of the three. Zach was ace, and appeared to be sober for a change. The only thing that let it down was the sound which I thought was a bit patchy in places. Anybody got the setlist?

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • gravender

    Hell of a gig...

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • ricky-burgess

    if anyone has a spare ticket please let me know, thank you everyone!x

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • jim_nguyen

    Does anyone have any idea when Shearwater will be on this evening?

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • onedouglas

    what time does it finish?

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • billymayer

    Has anyone got 1 spare ticket for tonight please???? It would be much appreciated xx

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • asavage

    and if so is anyone called jason hewitt so i can go in with them?

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • asavage

    for the electronic tickets, do we need some sort of id to prove that it's whoever it says on the ticket?

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • squeekobenelli

    Hi, i've a spare for this tonight, face value. I can meet at the venue, send me a message if you want it.

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • lachicadelaflor

    still looking for ticket/'s tonight, but I'm hopeful.... if someone has one or two tickets please contact me. this is my email: bye :)

    8 May 2009 Reply
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