The girl band kick-started the hashtag #StripWithLittleMix to encourage fans to open up about their body confidence struggles.
Beyoncé paid tribute to Toni Braxton with a Halloween costume that quickly received the R&B icon's stamp of approval. The "Drunk in Love" singer recreated the cover of Braxton's 1993 single "Another Sad Love Song", posing in a white tank top with a black leather jacket slipping off her shoulders, just as Braxton did 25 years ago. Beyoncé wore her hair in a short pixie cut that mirrors the singer's 'do back when the single was first released.
For an hour before stage time, seven screens across the Roundhouse stage rotate visuals of gruesome decay to a sinister, ambient Joey Santiago soundtrack. When stage time hits the visuals continue, now overdubbed with an audio interview with 4AD sleeve designer Vaughan Oliver, detailing how he came up with the memorably “debased” cover images for Pixies’ first two albums – the ape-man of 1987’s demo collection Come On Pilgrim, and the topless flamenco dancer of 1988’s debut album proper, Surfer Rosa. In keeping with their bone-saw allure, Pixies are drawing the Roundhouse into their soiled and sordid world in preparation for a night that feels like gazing into the volcanic spume of alternative rock.