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25 Feb

Paul Receives His NME Godlike Genius Award

Paul was at the NME Awards in London last night to collect his Godlike Genius Award and play the closing set of the night.

Collecting his award, which was presented to him by Mick Jones and Bobby Gillespie, Paul said: "I'm embarrassed because people said so many nice things about me... but they're all true! God bless you, have a good night!"

For his set Paul was joined onstage by Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine and ex-Oasis guitarist Gem Archer.

The setlist was:

'7+3 Is The Striker's Name'
'Start!'
'Wake Up The Nation'
'From The Floorboards Up'
'Eton Rifles'
'Town Called Malice'

To watch the whole ceremony in full, including Paul's acceptance speech and live set - tune in to Channel 4 from 11:25pm this Friday night (February 26).

Head to the NME Awards website for even more coverage.

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trevthemod
01/03/10 trevthemod wrote: Me too, recorded it then watched it next day and was really disapionted they only showed him doing two songs start and eton riifles.! is the full set avaliable to watch on the internet anyone know?
andysc100
01/03/10 andysc100 wrote: They showed a few more clips on T4's coverage on sat morning, maybe its on the website?

Well deserved Paul. Cant wait for the new album!

Bring it on!
joanne
01/03/10 joanne wrote: I Watched it and was really mad that they only showed him doing start and eton riifles why didnt they show the rest.
brianb
28/02/10 brianb wrote: thanks mr weller keep on burning , it would be a dark world without you.
canveylad2
27/02/10 canveylad2 wrote: I sky + it and it cut off halfway through the 2nd song and didnt get to see it. gutted.
sprucie25
27/02/10 sprucie25 wrote: Well deserved too, he just keeps getting better!!!