Beastie Boys at Brixton Academy (night 1)

Photo by Matt Shannon

Midzi trekked to London for the shows there. We expect full reports from her...eventually.

Opener: Spank Rock

MMM Intro [video]
Time for Living
Off the Grid [video // alternate video]
Root Down
Super Disco Breakin' [video]
Sure Shot
Shake Your Rump
Live at PJ's [video]
Remote Control [video]
Electric Worm
Lighten Up [video]
Tough Guy
Brass Monkey [video // alternate video]
Pass the Mic [video]
Flute Loop
Skills to Pay the Bills
Time to Get Ill [video]
Son of Neckbone
The Gala Event
Egg Raid on Mojo
Alright Hear This
Ch-Check It Out
Body Movin' [video]
3 MCs and 1 DJ [video]
So What'cha Want
MMM Interlude [video]
Intergalactic [video]
Heart Attack Man
Sabotage [video]

  • Concert review and photos by the London Evening Standard
  • MTV UK report
  • Concert review by The Times
  • Not-so-kind concert review by The Independent
  • Concert review by Sunday Mirror



    7:27 AM Dazza McGazza said...

    The boys pulled off a fantastic show last night. Great set (shame they opted for 'Time to Get Ill' over 'No Sleep til Brooklyn' (haven't seen that live since 1987). Bit of a mixed crowd though - I stood downstairs, towards the back, and it seemed like half of the people around me didn't really want to be there. MMM dropped some crazy beats (including a break from the film 'Wildstyle' at the end of Sure Shot. Off the Grid!!

    8:12 AM Dazza McGazza said...

    Or was that 'Wilydstyle' break at the end of 'So What'cha Want'?? Can't remember - it was good night!!

    9:31 AM Jonny said...

    Top show it was. Saw them years ago on the Ill Communication tour, but this was far better. Great to hear so many old classics from Paul's Boutique, CYH and IC. Mix-up stuff went down pretty well as well. Reminded me what amazing musicians they all are.

    11:41 AM Saber said...

    Flute Loop
    Skills to Pay the Bills
    Time to Get Ill

    That's what I call a grand slam!

    5:01 PM paulbonardelli said...

    Spank Rock opened!? Wow. That would have been alot better than Peanut Butter Wolf. Why are these openers going unannounced on

    6:46 PM Hot Sauce said...

    It's a shame that Booty Boys don't advertise who their opening bands are going to be because it shows support, love & all that jazz for the openers...but whatever! It's not the opener fans really care about. Right?

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