Watch Klaxons perform Golden Skans and Show Me a Miracle

The band perform a stripped-down version of a song from their heavily electronic new record and revisit their 2007 hit – all for the Guardian and Muzu.tv's live series

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Earlier this week we streamed Love Frequency, the third album from Klaxons, which is released next week. In our latest instalment of the Muzu.tv sessions, the band picked up their acoustic guitars and performed some bare-bones renditions of songs from the otherwise heavily electronic record, as well as a track from the vaults.

Beginning with Show Me a Miracle, the third track on Love Frequency, Jamie Reynolds explains how the sci-fi pop song was written originally just using an acoustic guitar. “It’s an age-old thing that if a song works on an acoustic guitar then you know it’s going to work on anything,” says Reynolds. “If you can sit around a bonfire and entertain people with an acoustic guitar then I think you know you’re on to a cool tune. With much of the record, the songs existed before the production. What you might see as a glossy, contemporary production … there is still a classic Klaxon-format tune behind it.”

Klaxons – Show Me a Miracle

Of the four tracks performed in the studio, Klaxons also treated us to a stripped-down version of their 2007 hit Golden Skans, taken from the band's new-rave-defining debut album Myths of the Near Future.

“We’ve just had one hell of a ride," says Reynolds. "As far as bands and careers go we’ve had a lot of extremes and a lot of things have happened … a lot of box-ticking. We’ve done a lot of stuff in that time and all of it, from the highs to the lows, have been excellent and I wouldn’t change a thing about it."

Klaxons – Golden Skans

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