Africa Express - Hooky Joined By Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club) & Spoke Mathambo on "She's Lost Control"

Posted on Thursday, 6 September 2012

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As the Africa Express rolled into Manchester last night at The Ritz, Hooky took a last minute call from Damon Albarn and his management on the day of the show to come and perform as a surprise guest on "She's Lost Control" which has been forming one of the highlights of the tour.

Joining Spoke Mathambo whose version of "Control" has been performed on Africa Express having picked up  huge popularity on Youtube over the past eighteen months, Hooky was also joined by Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club.

Other artists on the Africa Express, a chartered train which is criss crossing the UK performing pop up gigs, concerts and special appearances on almost an hourly basis, include Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, Amadou & Mariam, Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys, Giles Peterson, Max├»mo Park, Carl Barat, Rizzle Kicks and The Temper Trap.

Jack Steadman was interviewed by NME about the collaboration here - http://www.nme.com/news/bombay-bicycle-club/65952

You can watch footage of Spoke, Jack and Hooky performing "She's Lost Control" here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdIwWCgnknk&feature=player_embedded

Whilst the video for Spoke's version of "Control" can be viewed here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKfwSFI8LhQ

Africa Express Official Website - http://www.africaexpress.co.uk/

Update - Sunday 9th September.

As the Africa Express train rolled into London for its finale it appears Hooky was in good company as the special guests on the evening included Sir Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Kano and Bashy.

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