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Band performs ‘guerrilla gig’ on back of lorry outside NME offices

London SE1 website team

Passers-by in Southwark Street on Wednesday lunchtime got a surprise when they found a band performing on the back of a lorry outside NME magazine's offices at the Blue Fin Building.

Headspace performing in Southwark Street
Headspace performing in Southwark Street
Band performs ‘guerrilla gig’ on back of lorry outside NME offices
Headspace's appeal was aimed at NME staff in the Blue Fin Building
Band performs ‘guerrilla gig’ on back of lorry outside NME offices

The publicity stunt for Headspace's new single 'Lay low' was organised by the bandrepublic.com website, the self-styled 'people's record label'.

Users of the website were asked to vote on whether the publicity stunt should take place outside the offices of a national newspaper, a music magazine or a radio station.

The music magazine option was chosen so the band set up in Southwark Street across the road from IPC Media's headquarters at the Blue Fin Building. NME is one of the many titles published by IPC.

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