Supergrass delighted fans with news of their reformation last year.
Playing a handful of tiny re-union shows, the band's hunger and vitality was evident, as well as the undimmed creativity of their catalogue.
With a new Best Of out now, Supergrass are playing a huge UK tour, culminating in a night at London's Alexandra Palace.
The good city of Manchester was a perennial Supergrass stronghold, and their return to the Victoria Warehouse was packed out long before the band strode out onstage.
Photographer Danny Payne got up front...
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