Former THE DARKNESS Frontman Returns To Stage With New Band

August 8, 2008 reports that former THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins played his first gig in two years in London Wednesday night (August 6).

Unveiling new band HOT LEG, Hawkins told the crowd at Proud Galleries in Camden he had "suffered what you might call a breakdown."

The band played a set of cock-rock numbers, in a similar vein to his previous band, and covered two songs entitled "The Power Of Love" — one by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, the other by JENNIFER RUSH, both massive UK hits in 1985.

The band then finished with a version of THE DARKNESS' "I Believe In A Thing Called Love".

Check out photos of the concert from BBC News.

Fan-filmed video footage of the show is available below.


BBC interview (audio only):

(Thanks: The Rad Report)

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