Nothing But Thieves talk "unbelievable" moment performing Impossible at Abbey Road

19 October 2020, 18:09 | Updated: 23 October 2020, 10:10

Nothing But Thieves' Conor Mason talks recording Impossible track at Abbey Road

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Frontman Conor Mason caught up with George Godfrey to talk about the band's latest single and our Radio X Record Of The Week.

Nothing But Thieves think Impossible is "one of the best songs (they've) ever written".

The band's latest single is our Radio X Record Of The Week and frontman Conor Mason talked to George Godfrey about the track as well as recording a special version of it at Abbey Road.

Asked how it felt to reinvent Impossible and play it in front of a live orchestra at the iconic studio, the frontman said: "I mean that was amazing. It was actually the first time we'd played Impossible live at all, so we were so nervous, [the fact] that we played it for the first time with an orchestra blew our minds.

"I think certain songs lead themselves to want a special way of delivering them and I think that song in particular is kind of crying out for us to do this orchestration."

He added: "It's unbelievable. Just on another level, just remembering that you were just a band of friends from school and then being able to play Abbey road with an orchestra on, you know, possibly one of the best songs we've written... So, it's quite a moment".

Watch our interview with the frontman above.

See a snippet of their Impossible single from Abbey Road:

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