Jeff Mangum changes everything with surprise performance in Brooklyn, and we’ve got EXCLUSIVE photos!

Jeff Mangum changes everything with surprise performance in Brooklyn, and we've got EXCLUSIVE photos!

On Saturday, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel (a.k.a. The Greatest Musician In The World) descended from the heavens to bestow upon an earthly Brooklyn/Schoolhouse crowd of under 100 what may very well go down as The Greatest Show of All Time. With a set that spanned NMH’s two albums, On Avery Future/Song Islands and The Aeroplane Flies High (Turns Left, Looks Right) (with a B-side thrown in for good measure), Mangum was, according to accounts, “heavenly,” “God-ly,” and “absolutely transcendental.”

Don’t believe it? If this five-song bootleg doesn’t convince you, perhaps our exclusive pics of Mangum before, during, and after the surprise performance will:

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Mangum wearing donning his signature pre-performance sweater.

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Mangum levitating above the Brooklyn crowd to announce His return.

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Mangum speaking in tongues after channeling a riveting version of “Gardenhead.”

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Mangum re-enacting an old press photo with his NMH buddies before attending surprise after-show party.

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Setlist:

01. Oh Comely
02. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
03. Gardenhead
04. Engine
05. Ghost
06. King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1
07. Song Against Sex
08. Naomi
09. Two Headed Boy
10. Two Headed Boy Pt. 2

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