For a long time I’ve been adamant that I wasn’t a fan of the Prodigy. On Sunday morning though I woke up, still dazed from their set at Lisbon’s Nos Alive the night before, convinced they’re the best live band in the world.Read More
Lionel Richie On Playing The Biggest Set Of The Weekend At Glastonbury: 'There Was A Nude Doll Of Me In The Crowd With A Hard-On'
Following in the footsteps of Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie took over the Pyramid Stage for the Sunday afternoon "legend slot" last weekend - and drew the biggest crowd of Glastonbury 2015. With over 100,000 festival-goers singing along to classic hits like 'Hello', 'Easy' and 'All Night Long', the soul singer became so overwhelmed by what was happening in the audience, he began yelling the already immortal line: "What the hell is going on?" NME called him for a debrief the following day, and found that Lionel was still very much dancing on the ceiling.Read More
For five days it was a glorious utopia, teeming with music fans frolicking carefree in the rain and occasional sunshine, ciders in hand, tunes blaring, everyone at one with nature. This morning however, with Glastonbury over for another year and the clean-up operation cranking into gear, Worthy Farm looks more something out of a muddy Mad Max. Check out the pictures below...Read More
Little about InMusic festival made sense last week. It began on a Monday afternoon, ended with French clowns in huge inflatable suits marching through the site on stilts and the karaoke tent didn’t seem to feature any songs recorded after 1997. But the 25,000-capacity event, set beside a picturesque lake in Croatian capital Zagreb, was enjoying a massive knees-up for its 10th anniversary, so sensibleness was beside the point.Read More
Before Glastonbury 2015 had even started, Emily Eavis revealed she'd already booked all three of next year's headliners. As this year's festival has shown, though, the best laid plans can fall through, and her initial three bill toppers might even have shifted already to accommodate a recovered Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters.Read More
Gifted with an opportunity on Sunday evening to put themselves in the shop-window for a future Glastonbury headline slot, Alt-J took it with aplomb. Playing the Pyramid Stage just before Paul Weller and headliners The Who, the three-piece seem keenly aware of the enormity of the occasion. “It’s such an honour playing on probably the most famous festival stage in the world. We can’t believe it. Thank you,” says keyboardist Gus Unger-Hamilton, before correcting his previous equivocating: “Probably? Definitely.”Read More
In perfect Glasto spirit, there's a definite feeling of a love-in to this year's Glastonbury. Jamie T's ferocious set is watched by his chums in The Maccabees as well as Florence Welch - much like every other act this weekend. And rather than standing there, mutely gazing into the bottom of their pints, they're having it just as much as everyone else who's crammed in front of the packed out Other Stage.Read More