2009

23rd March 2009 – Winter Gardens, Margate, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, U Boat, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian start off 2009 with some warm-up shows ahead of their second appearance at the Teenage Cancer Trust’s Royal Albert Hall event. U Boat is back for the first time since September 2005, as Underdog is debuted live.

24th March 2009 – 53 Degrees, Preston, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, U Boat, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian start off 2009 with some warm-up shows ahead of their second appearance at the Teenage Cancer Trust’s Royal Albert Hall event. U Boat is back for the first time since September 2005, as Underdog is debuted live.

25th March 2009 – O2 Academy Leeds, Leeds, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, U Boat, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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27th March 2009 – Teenage Cancer Trust 2009, Royal Albert Hall, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, U Boat, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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17th April 2009 – Maida Vale Studios, London, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Fire

notes: Vlad is debuted in a session for Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. Date may be incorrect.

20th April 2009 – Virgin Radio Studios, Paris, France
set: Underdog, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Acoustic radio session.

21st April 2009 – Passage du Cheval Blanc, Paris, France
set: Underdog, Who Loves the Sun, Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice)

notes: Acoustic radio session for Oui.FM. Another West Ryder track is previewed ahead of release.

25th April 2009 – N.O.I.S.E. Effects Studio, London, England
set: Underdog, Thick as Thieves

notes: Acoustic session for Bunch TV.

25th April 2009 – MTV Studios, London, England
set: Underdog

notes: Acoustic performance for MTV Germany.

25th April 2009 – Myspace Bus, London, England
set: Underdog

notes: Tom and Serge perform one track on a cramped Myspace bus. It was parked up in London as part of the Camden Crawl event. Only 23 people managed to fit inside.

25th April 2009 – Camden Crawl 2009, Roundhouse, London, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Reason Is Treason, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Fire, Sun Rise Light Flies, Underdog, Empire, Stuntman, Club Foot

notes: Camden Crawl is a multi-venue festival and is brought to a close by the band.

6th May 2009 – HMV Oxford Street, London, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Fire, Empire, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Club Foot

notes: A brief in-store full band set for Mojo’s 2009 Honours List.

9th May 2009 – Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2009, Lydiard Park, Swindon, England
set: Fire

notes: Radio 1’s Live Lounge broadcast some sessions from the festival site.

9th May 2009 – Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2009, Lydiard Park, Swindon, England
set: I Need to Return Some Video Tapes, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Fire, Empire, Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, Club Foot, Underdog, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Tom sports a samurai influenced haircut, as he termed it in the press.

16th May 2009 – The Great Escape 2009, Brighton Dome, Brighton, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Where Did All the Love Go?, Me Plus One, I.D., Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Part of a multi venue Brighton based music festival.

19th May 2009 – BBC Television Centre, London, England
set: Fast Fuse, Fire, Underdog

notes: Taping of Later…with Jools Holland.

20th May 2009 – HMV Forum, London, England
set: Where Did All the Love Go?

notes: Acoustic session prior to the evening’s gig for NME.

20th May 2009 – HMV Forum, London, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, Thick as Thieves, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)
encore: Fire

notes: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Thick as Thieves, Fire, Club Foot and Empire were broadcast on Channel 4 a few weeks later to promote the album release. They were later on added to the Australian West Ryder tour edition in 2010. Tom seemingly hit his head on Ian’s gong during Fire, so the band had to pop back out following the encore for a second taping.

23rd May 2009 – Home House, London, England
set: Underdog

notes: Acoustic session for The Guardian. Date possibly incorrect.

23rd May 2009 – Western House, London, England
set: Underdog, Runaway

notes: Acoustic session for Dermot O’Leary on BBC Radio 2.

25th May 2009 – La Trabendo, Paris, France
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Underdog, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Me Plus One, I.D., Fire, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore:
Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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26th May 2009 – Canal Plus Studios, Paris, France
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Fire, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?, Shoot the Runner, I.D.

notes: Set recorded for L’Album de la Semaine on French TV.

28th May 2009 – Absolute Radio Studios, London, England
set: Underdog, Fire, Processed Beats

notes: In the “Absolute Radio Zoo”, Tom and Serge perform acoustically.

29th May 2009 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Where Did All the Love Go?, Me Plus One, I.D., Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore:
Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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30th May 2009 – BBC Radio Leicester Studios, Leicester, England
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?

notes: Acoustic session.

30th May 2009 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason*, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Where Did All the Love Go?, Me Plus One, I.D., Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore:
Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:
snippets:
*Modern Lovers’ “Roadrunner”

31st May 2009 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Sun Rise Light Flies, Where Did All the Love Go?, Me Plus One, I.D., Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore:
Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

2nd June 2009 – Crowne Plaza Hôtel, Paris, France
set: Empire

notes: Acoustic session for Glamour.com.

2nd June 2009 – Crowne Plaza Hôtel, Paris, France
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Empire, Processed Beats, Fire, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), Runaway

notes: Acoustic session for female fans and journalists only.

3rd June 2009 – Sony Style, Paris, France
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Empire, Processed Beats, Fire, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Promo day for West Ryder that began with some five-a-side football with journalists. Ian Matthews went over his ankle and had to visit a doctor but was fine in the end. The band (plus Ian) went to a Sony store later in the day to sign some copies of West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum and then played a short acoustic set in the basement.

4th June 2009 – Heaton Park, Manchester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Underdog, Processed Beats, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire, Stuntman, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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6th June 2009 – Heaton Park, Manchester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Underdog, Processed Beats, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire, Stuntman, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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7th June 2009 – Heaton Park, Manchester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Underdog, Processed Beats, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire, Stuntman, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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8th June 2009 – HMV Manchester, Manchester, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire

notes: In-store signing and brief set.

9th June 2009 – O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Sun Rise Light Flies, Where Did All the Love Go?. Me Plus One, Processed Beats, Underdog, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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10th June 2009 – Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Underdog, Processed Beats, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire, Stuntman, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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11th June 2009 – The Sun Offices, London, England
set: Fire, Processed Beats, Underdog

notes: Acoustic session for The Sun newspaper.

12th June 2009 – Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
set: Vlad the Impaler, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Underdog, Processed Beats, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?. Empire, Fire, Stuntman, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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13th June 2009 – Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Me Plus One, Thick As Thieves, Fire, Test Transmission, I.D., Cutt Off, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Live debut of Swarfiga. Test Transmission is played for the first time since February 2007, and the only time in 2009.

14th June 2009 – Bridlington Spa, Bridlington, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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16th June 2009 – Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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17th June 2009 – Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Fire, Vlad the Impaler, Empire, Fast Fuse, Where Did All the Love Go?, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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18th June 2009 – O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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20th June 2009 – Slane Castle, Slane, Ireland
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Reason Is Treason, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Me Plus One, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

21st June 2009 – Live at the Marquee 2009, The Docklands, Cork, Ireland

22nd June 2009 – St. George’s Market, Belfast, Northern Ireland
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Me Plus One, Thick as Thieves, Fire, I.D., Cutt Off, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot

encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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24th June 2009 – Rock City, Nottingham, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Fire, Processed Beats, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Take Aim makes it’s live debut.

25th June 2009 – Liverpool University, Liverpool, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Fast Fuse, Me Plus One, The Doberman, Fire, Vlad the Impaler
encore: Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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27th June 2009 – Glastonbury 2009, Worthy Farm, Pilton, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Fast Fuse, Me Plus One, The Doberman, Fire, Vlad the Impaler, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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29th June 2009 – O2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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30th June 2009 – Manchester Academy, Manchester, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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2nd July 2009 – Southampton Guildhall, Southampton, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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3rd July 2009 – Newport Centre, Newport, Wales
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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4th July 2009 – Eden Sessions 2009, The Eden Project, St. Austell, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Sun Rise Light Flies, Processed Beats*, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:
snippets: *Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”

6th July 2009 – Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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7th July 2009 – Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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9th July 2009 – Wembley Stadium, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Vlad the Impaler, Where Did All the Love Go?, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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11th July 2009 – Wembley Stadium, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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12th July 2009 – Wembley Stadium, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

supporting: Oasis
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16th July 2009 – O2 Academy Brixton, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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17th July 2009 – O2 Academy Brixton, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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19th July 2009 – Melt! Festival 2009, Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot,Stuntman*, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)** ***

notes: *Grandmaster Melle Mel’s “White Lines (Don’t Don’t Do It) **Julie & the Moth Man ***The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”

21st July 2009 – Hospital Club, London, England
set: Underdog

notes: Acoustic performance at Mercury Prize Nomination Ceremony. Kasabian themselves, nominated for West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum.

22nd July 2009 – iTunes Festival 2009, Roundhouse, London, England
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot, Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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23rd July 2009 – Relentless Garage, London, England
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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5th August 2009 – Shibuya-AX, Tokyo, Japan
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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7th August 2009 – Summer Sonic Tokyo 2009, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot,Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman*, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:
snippets:
*Jerry Lee Lewis’ “Great Balls of Fire”

8th August 2009 – Summer Sonic Osaka 2009, Maishima Sports Island, Osaka, Japan
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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15th August 2009 – Sunway Lagoon Resort, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
set: Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Inaugural edition of MTV’ World Stage Live in Malaysia, an outdoor event with 15,000 fans in attendance. The multi-genre bill also featured The All-American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Hoobastank, Pixie Lott, Raygun and Estranged.

20th August 2009 – FM4 Frequency Festival 2009, Green Park, St. Pölten, Austria
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot, Stuntman* **, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:
snippets: *
Jerry Lee Lewis’ “Great Balls of Fire” ***Grandmaster Melle Mel’s “White Lines (Don’t Don’t Do It)

21st August 2009 – Lowlands Festival 2009, Spijk en Bremerberg, Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Shoot The Runner is dedicated to Lily Allen and La Roux, who also appeared on the bill.

24th August 2009 – The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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25th August 2009 – The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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29th August 2009 – Rock am See 2009, Bodenseestadion, Konstanz, Germany
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Empire, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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30th August 2009 – I-Day Festival 2009, Arena Fiera di Rho, Milan, Italy
set: Vlad the Impaler, Underdog, Shoot the Runner, Processed Beats, Empire, Where Did All the Love Go?, Take Aim, The Doberman, Fire, Fast Fuse, Club Foot, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

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7th September 2009 – Bumbershoot 2009, Seattle Centre, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

8th September 2009 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England
set: Fire

notes: Kasabian perform acoustically at The Mercury Prize Award ceremony.

14th September 2009 – Pizzorno Residence, Leicester, England
set: Underdog, Cutt Off, The Sweet Escape*

notes:
The BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge goes on tour, taking in a set at Serge’s home. The band’s chosen cover is a Gwen Stefani track, giving it a 60s pop flavour.
snippets:
*Blackalicious’ “Deception”

19th September 2009 – Peace One Day 2009, Le Grand Rex, Paris, France
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Empire, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, You Got the Love, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Peace One Day’s 10th Anniversary Concert. The bill; Charlie Winston, Ayo, Olivia Ruiz, Kasabian, Keziah Jones, Lenny Kravitz.

24th September 2009 – St. James’s Gate Brewery, Dublin, Ireland
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Shoot the Runner, Club Foot, Empire, Fire, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Part of a series of shows across Dublin to celebrate 250 years of Guinness.

24th September 2009 – Church Hall, Dublin, Ireland
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Cutt Off, The Sweet Escape* **, Empire, Fire, Runaway, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian in acoustic set-up for an evening show after the day’s Brewery performance, also part of the Guinness celebrations.
snippets:
*Blackalicious’ “Deception” **The Korgis’ “Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime”

7th October 2009 – Blue Fin Building, London, England
set: Fire, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?

notes: Acoustic set for NME Radio.

8th October 2009 – BBC Television Centre, London, England
set: Underdog

notes: TV Taping for The Jonathan Ross Show.

21st October 2009 – HMV Forum, London, England
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Empire, Take Aim, Processed Beats, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: West Ryder Silver Bullet is debuted live. Concert held to mark the 2009 Q Awards.

23rd October 2009 – Studio Visual TV Pré Saint Gervais, Paris, France
set: Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Thick as Thieves

notes: Acoustic TV taping for One Shot Not.

23rd October 2009 – Le Bataclan, Paris, France
set: Thick as Thieves

notes: Serge performs an acoustic rendition for MusiqueMag prior to the evening’s show.

23rd October 2009 – Le Bataclan, Paris, France
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Empire, Take Aim, Processed Beats, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Julie & the Moth Man is premiered live. It’s the b-side to Underdog, and occupies the tour opener spot, much like Stay Away From the Brown Acid (Part One) did during the Empire tour.

24th October 2009 – Le Radiant, Caluire-et-Cuire, France
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Empire, Take Aim, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Secret Alphabets*, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Processed Beats and Stuntman are dropped from the previous night. The live debuts keep coming as Secret Alphabets is tested in Stuntman’s slot.
snippets: *Domenico’s Speech

25th October 2009 – Le Bikini, Toulouse, France

27th October 2009 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands

28th October 2009 – Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Empire, Take Aim, Secret Alphabets, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

29th October 2009 – Zeche, Bochum, Germany
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Empire, Take Aim, I.D., Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

31st October 2009 – Theaterfabrik, Munich, Germany
set: Thick as Thieves

notes: Tom and Serge perform an acoustic rendition for Musikexpress.de prior to the evening’s show.

31st October 2009 – Theaterfabrik, Munich, Germany
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Empire, Take Aim, I.D., Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

1st November 2009 – Uebel & Gefährlich, Hamburg, Germany
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, Empire, Take Aim, I.D., Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Support from Jersey Budd. Fast Fuse is dedicated to him. Ladies & Gentlemen (Roll the Dice) was soundchecked by Serge but not played.

2nd November 2009 – Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Empire, Take Aim, I.D., Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

10th November 2009 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Empire, Take Aim, Processed Beats, Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), I.D., Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: The first night of the West Ryder UK Arena Tour kicks off with a full band premiere, as Ladies & Gentlemen is added to the set.

11th November 2009 – Press & Journal Arena, Aberdeen, Scotland
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fast Fuse, Fire, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian’s first show in Aberdeen.

12th November 2009 – S.E.C.C., Glasgow, Scotland
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Pinch Roller, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, The Doberman, Fast Fuse, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

14th November 2009 – Wembley Arena, London, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, The Doberman, Fast Fuse, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Noel Fielding cameos as Vlad. Lisa Elle of support band Dark Horses duets West Ryder Silver Bullet with Tom.

15th November 2009 – Wembley Arena, London, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, The Doberman, Fast Fuse, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: For the second London show, Noel Fielding appears as Vlad onstage and Lisa Elle duets on Silver Bullet with Tom.

16th November 2009 – Echo Arena Liverpool, Liverpool, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Last Trip (In Flight) returns to the set for the first time in over a year after being soundchecked.

18th November 2009 – Trent FM Arena Nottingham, Nottingham, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

19th November 2009 – National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?. Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Secret Alphabets, Processed Beats, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

20th November 2009 – Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Secret Alphabets, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Processed Beats, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

22nd November 2009 – Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Secret Alphabets, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

23rd November 2009 – Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, Secret Alphabets, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

25th November 2009 – Windsor Hall, Bournemouth, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes:

27th November 2009 – The O2, Dublin, Ireland
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Swarfiga, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Processed Beats, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), I.D., Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Club Foot
encore: Vlad the Impaler, Stuntman, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: The last night of the West Ryder Arena Tour. It’s filmed and released as part of the Velociraptor! deluxe edition a couple of years later. Noel Fielding makes his Vlad cameo and chucks out paper mache heads into the crowd during the encore.

29th November 2009 – Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England
set: Fire, Underdog

notes: TV taping for “T4 Stars of 2009”.

2nd December 2009 – Heaven, London, England
set: Julie & the Moth Man, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Shoot the Runner, Cutt Off, Empire, Fire, Fast Fuse, The Doberman, Vlad the Impaler

notes: Intimate show for the launch of Myspace Music in the UK.

7th December 2009 – Western House, London, England
set: Underdog, Thick as Thieves

notes: Acoustic session for Lauren Laverne on BBC 6Music. Serge is sick, so it’s just Tom and Jay.

14th December 2009 – BBC Television Centre, London, England
set: Fire

notes: Taping for the Top of the Pops Christmas Day special.

16th December 2009 – BBC Television Centre, London, England
set: Underdog, Fire, Empire

notes: Taping for Later…with Jools Holland’s annual Hootenanny show. Broadcast on New Year’s Eve.

2009: (110)

01. Underdog – 102
02. Fire – 94
03. Empire – 84
04. Where Did All the Love Go? – 80
05. Shoot the Runner – 79
06. L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) – 79
07. Club Foot – 77
08. Fast Fuse – 76
09. Vlad the Impaler – 72
10. Processed Beats – 70
11. Cutt Off – 67
12. Stuntman – 67
13. The Doberman – 66
14. You Got the Love (DJ Eren) – 53
15. Thick as Thieves – 52
16. Swarfiga – 44
17. Take Aim – 40
18. I.D. – 25
19. Julie & the Moth Man – 21
20. Reason Is Treason – 20
21. Me Plus One – 17
22. West Ryder Silver Bullet – 17
23. Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice) – 13
24. Sun Rise Light Flies – 11
25. Secret Alphabets – 6
26. Last Trip (In Flight) – 6
27. U Boat – 4
28. Runaway (Del Shannon) – 3
29. The Sweet Escape (Gwen Stefani) – 2
30. Who Loves the Sun (The Velvet Underground) – 1
31. Test Transmission – 1

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum – 596
Kasabian – 343
Empire – 330
Covers – 59

B-Sides – 21

Kasabian (8/13):
Club Foot, Cutt Off, I.D., L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), Processed Beats, Reason Is Treason, Test Transmission, U Boat

Empire (7/11):
The Doberman, Empire, Last Trip (In Flight), Me Plus One, Shoot the Runner, Stuntman, Sun Rise Light Flies

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (11/12):
Fast Fuse, Fire, Ladies and Gentlemen (Roll the Dice), Secret Alphabets, Swarfiga, Take Aim, Thick as Thieves, Underdog, Vlad the Impaler, West Ryder Silver Bullet, Where Did All the Love Go?

B-Sides (1):
Julie & the Moth Man

Covers (4):
Runaway (Del Shannon), The Sweet Escape (Gwen Stefani), Who Loves the Sun (The Velvet Underground), You Got the Love (DJ Eren)