Live Video: The Wedding Present

The Wedding Present

photo by Matthew Thompson (more)

For 25 years and running, The Wedding Present remains one of the best breakup bands to date. Since 1985, songwriter David Gedge has shredded his fingers and yowled through hundreds of anthems for the lovestruck, lovelorn, and lovelost, including eighteen UK Top 40 hit singles, eight full-length albums, and a bunch of live albums, singles comps, and other various collections. While the band is writing new songs for their followup to 2008’s El Rey, they’ve also been touring on the 21st anniversary of their second studio album, Bizarro. In studio at KEXP, Gedge along with bassist Terry de Castro, guitarist Graeme Ramsay, and drummer Charles Layton, performed several songs from that career highlight and two brand new songs. Check out the videos from the session:

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  1. Ian
    Posted May 11, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Permalink

    Love KEXP, manage to get a bit of audio action over the web here in my office in the UK.
    Great sound on this session and just about my favourite band.
    Keep up the great work – many thanks – Ian U.K.

  2. JN
    Posted May 12, 2010 at 12:23 pm | Permalink

    Outstanding! Thanks for recording both sight and sound. This band never disappoints, does it?

  3. Wac
    Posted May 17, 2010 at 3:04 am | Permalink

    FANTASTIC!!! BEWITCHED is one of my fav live songs.. seen them over 20 times here in the UK..Playing at the DEERSHED FES in july .. Cant wait..” LONG LIVE THE WEDDEOS” I LOVE YOU GEDGEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! x x

  4. andy
    Posted May 17, 2010 at 9:54 am | Permalink

    so damn good (KEXP & the Weddoes)

  5. Doulsy
    Posted January 4, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Permalink

    fantastic videos, thanks KEXP

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