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Check out our exclusive photos of Self Esteem’s stunning Wembley Stadium show

Rebecca Lucy Taylor had one of her biggest moments to date last weekend when she supported Blur. Here's our exclusive snaps of that moment.

By Rolling Stone UK

(Picture: Aaron Parsons Photography/Rolling Stone UK)

Self Esteem ticked off yet another career milestone by supporting Blur at Wembley Stadium last weekend. You can check out our pictures of the show in full below.

Performing at the iconic 90,000 capacity venue on a bill that also included slots from Jockstrap and Sleaford Mods, the singer – real name Rebecca Lucy Taylor – delivered a full show production that leant heavily on the acclaimed sounds of second album Prioritise Pleasure.

After opening with the title track from her second album, Taylor delved straight into the euphoric beat of ‘Fucking Wizardry’, before offering a tantalising glimpse at what’s next with ‘Mother’ – a yet-to-be-released track.

There was also a nod to the singer’s brilliant wry humour too, with the words ‘Don’t Fuck Up The Blur Gig’ projected on a screen behind Taylor throughout.

Beginning life as a solo outlet after the demise of Sheffield two-piece Slow Club in 2017, Self Esteem launched a solo career a couple of years later. Her acclaimed debut album, 2019’s Compliments Please, was followed in 2021 by Prioritise Pleasure, which was a staple of year-end lists and was nominated for the 2022 Mercury Music Prize.

It’s believed a third album is in the works, although a release date is yet to be confirmed.

Blur’s performance, meanwhile, saw them rattle through classics including ‘Girls & Boys’, ‘Song 2’, ‘Tender’, ‘Country House’, ‘Coffee & TV’, ‘There’s No Other Way’ and epic closer ‘The Universal’.

The first night (Saturday 8) saw them play ‘Lot 105’ (from 1994’s Parklife) for the first time since 1994, while they played their 2012 standalone single ‘Under the Westway’ live for the first time since 2014.

Both those songs were revisited for the final Wembley outing. Singer Damon Albarn was captured breaking down in tears at the end of the performance of the latter song, after he’d paid tribute to guitarist/backing singer Graham Coxon and their decades-long friendship.

Sunday also saw the Britpop icons add ‘Sunday Sunday’ from their third album, 1993’s Modern Life is Rubbish.

Elsewhere, the four-piece played songs from their upcoming album The Ballad of Darren – their first record since 2015’s The Magic Whip – including ‘St. Charles Square’ and ‘The Narcissist’.