Watch the Who play Tattoo at a tiny London acoustic gig

It’s the first time in years that they’ve played the song.

In the midst of celebrating the 50th anniversary of their historic Leeds University show, The Who stopped off at the tiny Pryzm club in Kingston, London for an acoustic show. The set saw the inclusion of Tattoo, the first time the band had played that song since 2008. Take a look at the performance above.

Townsend and Daltrey were joined by the stripped-back lineup of bassist Phil Spalding, guitarist/vocalist Simon Townshend and drummer Jody Linscott for the set – a slight contrast from the orchestra-accompanied arena-rock bombast we’re used to.

The show also included a performance of Who Classic Pinball Wizard, and the first live outings of the singles Break the News and She Rocked My World from their upcoming LP, Who. You can take a look at the performance of Pinball Wizard below:

The Who will begin a European arena tour this spring, beginning on 16 March, before embarking on the American leg of their tour. The band have also been recently announced as a headliner of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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