Our live updates from the Brits / War Child show
18 February 2009 12:20 pm
All our posts 'n pics from the awards and the gig
On another exciting day for Coldplay, Anchorman, Phil Harvey (the band's fifth member) and Roadie #42 twittered updates from the Brits at Earls Court and the War Child show with the Killers at Shepherd's Bush Empire. Here are all their posts and picture links...

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And we're done. An amazing finish to an amazing night. Thanks for reading. Anchorman about 11 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k9l2 - The big finale A about 11 hours ago from TwitPic

http://twitpic.com/1k9l7 - I want you back for good A about 11 hours ago from TwitPic

gary barlow, bono, brandon and chris all belting out the song together A about 11 hours ago from mobile web

we believe this is what's known as A Moment. about 11 hours ago from mobile web

Top that? How about the Killers and Bono for All These Things That I've Done? Wowser. Anchorman about 11 hours ago from mobile web

... And they're doing Back For Good. Cue huge singalong A about 11 hours ago from mobile web

Wow. Chris has just welcomed Take That's Gary Barlow on stage.. A about 11 hours ago from mobile web

neil tennant is on the balcony singing along about 11 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k96g - That was when i ruled the world about 11 hours ago from TwitPic

Set over. Encore imminent. Looks like it'll be Viva next (the bell's the giveaway) A about 11 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k91m - The tears stream, down your face about 11 hours ago from TwitPic

The community singalong continues with Fix You. Sounds mighty. A about 12 hours ago from mobile web

Chris just led the crowd in a rousing rendition of Yellow for X Factor judge Louis Walsh, who's apparently here.... A about 12 hours ago from mobile web

Coldplay are on, the crowd has erupted and twitterpic has stopped working. Doh. A about 12 hours ago from mobile web

Al's done his turn, the crowd are singing Viva and the band should be on in two ticks... A about 12 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k7v9 - Here's Al leading the crowd in We Will Rock You... A about 12 hours ago from TwitPic

well here's a surprise, Al Murray Pub Landlord has come on to do a comedy turn before Coldplay. A about 12 hours ago from mobile web

And the Killers are done. That was really great. Our boys up next... A about 13 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k72j - British readers may be interested to know this was where they used to film Crackerjack. These balconies were ... about 13 hours ago from TwitPic

"it's great to be part of this. War Child do some amazing things and it means a lot to us to be playing with Coldplay" says Brandon. A about 13 hours ago from mobile web

http://twitpic.com/1k6q6 - It's a pretty darned impressive bill... A about 13 hours ago from TwitPic

http://twitpic.com/1k6po - Brandon and co have already got the place bouncing... A about 13 hours ago from TwitPic

We're in the venue and the Killers have just come on. Pics on their way via twitterpic... A about 13 hours ago from mobile web

Ooh, @creativeview is in the venue already... http://twitpic.com/1k52u Anchorman about 15 hours ago from web

Pet Shop Boys are on to do the traditional Outstanding Contribution award medley. Ace. But we'd better hot foot it to Shepherd's Bush... A about 15 hours ago from web

And finally, Best British Album goes to - Duffy (also a former Coldplay support act!). Bless her, she's a bit emotional about it. Anchorman about 15 hours ago from web

And Best British Single goes to... Girls Aloud. They're supporting Coldplay in the summer too, as it happens. Tis a quality tune. A about 15 hours ago from web

U2's crew just helped us load the truck. What a bunch of gents. R42 about 15 hours ago from Tweetie

iron maiden 1 coldplay 0 . p about 15 hours ago from Tweetie

And Best British Group goes to Elbow. Coldplay are on their feet applauding this terrific band, who'll support them in the US. Anchorman about 15 hours ago from web

Best Live Act goes to... Iron Maiden. Oh well. They are legends afterall. A about 16 hours ago from web

great performance from the boys time for a drink, p about 16 hours ago from Tweetie

They still haven't announced any of the awards that Coldplay are up for. Can't be long now, though... A about 16 hours ago from web

http://twitpic.com/1k37c - And another picture from the monitors, as the rather splendid Viva La Vida performance ended. Anchorman about 16 hours ago from TwitPic

http://twitpic.com/1k35j - This is how it looked on the monitors Anchorman about 16 hours ago from TwitPic

They're doing Viva La Vida and the butterfly confetti is raining down... A about 16 hours ago from web

Coldplay are on now... A about 16 hours ago from web

Ooh they're plugging the Best Single voting - it's 09016 161801 for Coldplay if you have a spare 35p... A about 16 hours ago from web

So, we've had Best British Female and Best International Female so far. Coldplay didn't win either. Anchorman about 16 hours ago from web

Here's Coldplay collaborator Kylie, one of tonight's presenters. And here's another Coldplay pal, Simon Pegg, to present the first award. A about 17 hours ago from web

And so it begins, with U2 doing their new single... A about 17 hours ago from web

The warm-up man is on. Stand by yer beds chaps... R42 about 17 hours ago from Tweetie

Jonny and chris have just arrived with Phil. Backstage is like an explosion in a suit factory. R42 about 18 hours ago from Tweetie

Bumped into Fraser our lovely lampy who as on the way back from the war child gig. What luck. Back inside Brits and looking for coffee. R42 about 18 hours ago from Tweetie

Oh ffff..flip. Overslept. Missed the van back to Earls Court. Taxi! R42 about 18 hours ago from Tweetie

backstage is modelled on glastonbury festival - complete with plastic cows and tee-pees. I want a spliff. p about 19 hours ago from Tweetie

performing with The Killers and some VERY special guests in London tonight. coldplay due onstage at half past midnight, after Brit Awards, p about 20 hours ago from Tweetie

day of the Brit awards, sitting around backstage. pop stars look smaller in real life. p about 20 hours ago from Tweetie

For those of you asking, the Brits are live on UK telly tonight from 8-10pm, Itv1. Anchorman about 21 hours ago from Tweetie

The band have all taken off for the afternoon. Looks like a great opportunity to get some sleep before the war child gig. R42 about 21 hours ago from Tweetie

Tonight's Brits show is taking place at Earls Court in London - previous headliners include Buffalo Bill. http://tinyurl.com/bdsl9q A about 22 hours ago from web

The dressing room today is opposite Brandon Flowers and backs on to U2. Talk in here is of guest list for War Child gig. Already way over. R42 about 22 hours ago from Tweetie

Dress rehearsal all done and we're in good shape. Sitting in the band's dressing room now contemplating lunch. R42 about 23 hours ago from Tweetie

We're told Ticketmaster are having website problems, so those extra tickets haven't all been sold yet. http://tinyurl.com/ar8ehx Anchorman about 23 hours ago from web

According to @Brits2009 the Brits soundcheck is done. Standby for news from Roadie #42 who's joining in the twittering fun... Anchorman about 23 hours ago from web

Newflash: 22 cancelled tickets have gone back on sale for tonight's Coldplay/Killers show. Click to buy http://tinyurl.com/ar8ehx Anchorman about 24 hours ago from web

The yardstick against which all Brits performances are measured - http://tinyurl.com/dmwkyk Anchorman about 24 hours ago from web

@Sparakle The gig will be a late one because the Brits are on til 10pm, at which point Coldplay and the Killers will head to SBE. Anchorman 1 day ago from web in reply to Sparakle

Looks like it'll be a late one at Shepherd's Bush tonight - http://tinyurl.com/c5vxm6 Anchorman 1 day ago from web

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