WATCH: Liam Fray mashes up Courteeners' Not Nineteen Forever with a Pulp classic

1 September 2019, 14:00 | Updated: 1 September 2019, 14:01

The Courteeners frontman performed a special acoustic set for Radio X in Manchester and treated fans to a rendition of their 2008 single with Pulp's Disco 2000.

Liam Fray played a very special acoustic set in Manchester on Friday (23 August) and brought out an amazing medley.

Johnny Vaughan and his 4 Til 7 Thang were at the Gorilla club in the city for the climax of Little Si’s Legendary Pub Tour with Strongbow and the Courteeners frontman played a short set of tunes for a giddy crowd of fans.

The musician wowed the audience with a stropped-back mash-up of Pulp’s classic Britpop hit Disco 2000 with his very own indie banger Not Nineteen Forever.

Radio X, of course, was on hand to capture the moment.

Take a look at our video above, which sees him blend the 1995 Britpop classic with the 2008 single for an absolutely delighted home crowd.

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Liam Fray has previously revealed the story of Not Nineteen Forever to Radio X, explaining: “It’s about, I guess, growing old, not wanting to grow up."

Hinting at Britain's binge drinking culture, the frontman mused: “Well, the first lyric is: ‘She tried to peel me off the pavement,’ so if you want to know why it’s connected with the British public I would guess…

“I don’t know if that’s a great representation of who we are, but maybe. I guess there’s a lot of honesty.”

On St. Jude in general the Cavorting rocker said: “It’s quite an honest album. I think It’s overlooked because people think it’s just about going out and getting smashed and forgetting it.

“But a lot of it is probably: ‘Why are you doing that?’”

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