Watch M.I.A. Play Pinballing 'Only 1 U' Live for the First Time

Clip was filmed by a fan during July 17 gig in Montreal

Play
Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

M.I.A. took the stage at Montreal's Metropolis venue earlier this week, reportedly performing new song "Only 1 U" live for the first time. Fan-shot footage of the show is online, and while the clip isn't immaculate — the bass is blown out, and Maya's completely shrouded in darkness — it's still video of M.I.A. playing a possible Matangi track. The lyrics mostly come through, but the pinball machine percussion and blinking stage lights shine best here. Even with shoddy audio quality, the gold-plated "Bring the Noize" maker remains "more jiggy than Will." Watch it above. 

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Kopecky — Quarterback " 02:52
  • 2 Ava Luna — Coat Of Shellac " 03:45
  • 3 Young Guv — Ripe 4 Luv " 32:41
  • 4 Big Harp — It's a Shame " 01:57
  • 5 Blood Orange — Delancey " 02:15
  • 6 Gangrene — Play It Cool Feat Samuel T. Herring (of Future Islands) & Earl Sweatshirt " 03:53
  • 7 Jay Electronica — Road To Perdition feat. Jay Z " 03:33

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA