Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Lily Starts an Underground Movement; Fans Dress Up as Tube Stations for Singer's Secret Gig

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Lily Starts an Underground Movement; Fans Dress Up as Tube Stations for Singer's Secret Gig

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Byline: Robert Mendick

LILY ALLEN returned to the scene of her first performance last night for a secret gig for 300 fans wearing bizarre fancy dress interpretations of Tube stations.

Allen led the way as Queen Victoria. One guest wore a rooster's costume and a Foster's lager sash (Cockfosters), another turned up in a maid's outfit with a bride's veil (Maida Vale); there was also an angel (that would be Angel Tube then).

It also clarifies why the chap with a crown on his head was walking around with a very angry look on his face (King's Cross).

Other outfits includes numerous Wimbledons (tennis whites), Canada Water (a girl wearing the Canadian flag and a skirt made of Volvic bottles) and High Barnet (a very tall man in a Sideshow Bob wig).

As for the gentleman who posed in a prisoner's outfit with handcuffs on and smoking a cigarette, it is thought he could be Amy Winehouse's husband (Brixton).

Allen played the secret gig at the Tabernacle, a converted church in Notting Hill, to an audience of 300 MySpace fans and friends, including Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw and her exboyfriend Ed Simons of Chemical Brothers. …

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