I spent a few hours last night with a mate watching Shut Up And Play The Hits. Not the gig (yet) as that’s a 3-4 hour investment and I want to lay an afternoon away for that, but the features, and the film again. I wasn’t as teary as the first time I watched it in the cinema, but my god, it’s incredible. If you have the DVD watch the extras – mostly the full interview and also the fantastic mini doc on Keith a ‘year on’ from the gig. It was quite poignant and very funny. And it did feel like you were seeing people as wistful as we, the fans, were after the last shows.
I’ll watch the gig, maybe around Christmas. And probably blub. For now though, here’s one of their best moments: