Show confirmed at French festival

The La's have emerged from hiding, with the lost Liverpool group confirming a show at a French festival.

The career of The La's is one of magnificent songwriting matched by missed opportunities. The Liverpool group began as one of the most hyped bands in the UK, before the nightmare of their debut album began.

Using a series of different producers, songwriter Lee Mavers demands became the stuff of legend. At one point rejecting a mixing desk as it didn't have dust from the 60s on it, The La's eventually released their debut album in 1991.

By then, the momentum had gone but single 'There She Goes' became an instant classic. For the next two decades, The La's would make sporadic appearances while bass player John Power found stardom in Cast.

Last appearing live at V Festival in 2005, the performance was at the personal request of Oasis. Taking time off, songwriter Lee Mavers led a reformed version of the group through a secret show earlier this month.

Taking place on June 19th, The La's played Manchester venue The Deaf Institute under the assumed name Lee Rude & The Velcro Underpants.

Now The La's are set to play French festival Rock en Seine. Making a special return, it is not yet clear who will perform in the new version of the group. Led as ever by Lee Mavers, the band's line up has been in continual fluctuation for more than two decades.

Taking place just outside Paris, Rock en Seine will be headlined by Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters and more. Elsewhere, Death From Above 1979 are set to play alongside Anna Calvi, Lykke Li, The Vaccines and more.

For full line up details click HERE.

Rock en Seine runs between August 26th - 28th.

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