Sam Fender debuts new music at the Virgin Money Unity Arena, the UK's first socially distanced venue

11 August 2020, 23:21 | Updated: 12 August 2020, 12:24

The Geordie singer-songwriter played a homecoming gig, which included new songs, at the Virgin Money Unity Arena. Get the setlist here.

Sam Fender opened the Virgin Money Unity Arena this Tuesday (11 August), where he debuted brand new music.

The North Shields singer-songwriter played the first of two shows at Newcastle's Gosforth Park - becoming the first act to play the UK's first ever socially distanced venue.

Performing favourites from his Hypersonic Missiles album including its title track, Play God, Dead Boys and The Borders, Fender also treated fans to a taste of his second record.

Watch him open his set with his infectious single, Will We Talk?, in our video above.

Sam Fender Performs At Virgin Money Unity Arena on Tuesday 11 August 2020
Sam Fender Performs At Virgin Money Unity Arena on Tuesday 11 August 2020. Picture: Thomas M Jackson/Redferns

Fender also treated the crowd to three new tracks, two of which are believed to be called 17 Going Under and The Kitchen.

See him play the latter in our video:

According to fans, one of Fender's emotional new tracks could be entitled Use, which you can see a snippet of below:

Listen to another taste of his new music here:

Sam Fender plays a second night at the open-air venue on Thursday 13 August.

Get the setlist for Sam Fender's gig at the Virgin Money Unity Arena on Tuesday 11 August:

1. Will We Talk?

2. Millennial

3. All Is on My Side

4. The Borders

5. 17 Going Under (New song)

6. Hold Out

7. Dead Boys

8. Spice

9. (Unknown) (New song)

10. Play God

11. Leave Fast (Solo)

12. Poundshop Kardashians (Solo to full band)

13. Saturday

14. The Kitchen (New song)

15. That Sound

16. Hypersonic Missiles

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