The BBC did their best to make Glastonbury 2013 the most exhaustively covered ever. During the weekend, across online, TV and radio, they broadcast a wopping 360 hours of coverage. With an unprecedented amount of live music on offer it was easy to miss some of the best stuff. Or, indeed, even know where to begin looking for it. We’ve rounded up some of the weekend’s most spectacular highlights, and you can watch them here:
Mumford & Sons – ‘A Little Help From My Friends’
Speaking to NME before their headline slot, Mumford & Sons promised special guests. And they delievered with this spine-tingling collaboration. A truly special way to wrap up the weekend.
The Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Tonight, Tonight’
Sure, they were one of the more WTF bookings of Glastonbury 2013. But this classic from 1995’s ‘Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness’ had the Sunday afternoon crowd weeping into their spicy ciders.
Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine’
There was a feeling of unfinished business following The Monkeys’ first crack at the headline slot in 2007. Friday night was a sign of just how far this band have come. ‘R U Mine’ was one of the highlights of a set which oozed pure style.
Foals – ‘Inhaler’
Foals have an epic festival summer planned: Glastonbury, a headline gig at Latitude and Reading and Leeds. Frankly it’s moments like this which show why they’re going to own them all.
Haim – ‘Falling’
Yes, the LA girls were all over Glastonbury 2013. They appeared four times over the course of the event, but this moment at The Park was a particular standout.
Jake Bugg – ‘Lightning Bolt’
You’re 19 and you walk out on to Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage… no wonder Jake Bugg told us this was the biggest gig of his career.
Primal Scream – ‘Rocks’
You know what rocks? Bobby Gillespie’s luminous pink suit rocks. ‘Nuff said.
Tame Impala – ‘Elephant’
The choice cut from NME’s Album Of 2012. Tame Impala were built for fuzzy festival afternoons.
Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Sun’
In an interview with us during the weekend TDCC bemoaned the lack of decent new British festival headliners. They staked their own with this.
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Public Enemy – ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’
…because it feels like only Glastonbury throws up moments like this.