Primal Scream and Spiritualized performed a benefit concert for the Hoping Foundation at the Brixton Academy on 16 October 2004. They were joined on" /> Primal Scream and Spiritualized performed a benefit concert for the Hoping Foundation at the Brixton Academy on 16 October 2004. They were joined on" />

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Benefit Concert for Hoping '04

Primal Scream and Spiritualized performed a benefit concert for the Hoping Foundation at the Brixton Academy on 16 October 2004. They were joined on stage by Nick Cave and sold out the 5000 capacity venue within hours.

Bobby Gillespie, lead singer of Primal Scream, wrote about the concert in the comments page of The Guardian:

Here's Hoping: Why I'm playing Britain's first major gig for Palestine. The Guardian, Friday October 15, 2004

“Tomorrow our band Primal Scream, together with Spiritualized and some other special guests, are playing in London for the children of Palestine. As far as I know, it's the first time that a benefit gig has been staged on this scale in Britain for the Palestinian people.” View the full article here