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Photo Gallery: Wireless, Hop Farm and The Mighty Boosh

  • Dirty Pretty Things' Didz Hammond (left) and Anthony Rossomando at the O2 Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park. The foursome aired tracks from their second album, 'Romance At Short Notice', which was released on June 30. Wireless 2008 Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • Dirty Pretty Things on the main stage at London's O2 Wireless Festival, Friday July 4. Carl Barat's crew recently recorded a live session for NME Radio. Watch footage at NME.COM/VIDEO Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • Beck, Wireless Festival 2008. Dressed in black, the artist barely said a word to the audience but still brought out his biggest hits, including 'The New Pollution', 'Loser', 'E-Pro' and opener 'Devil's Haircut'. Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • Beck, Wireless Festival, Friday July 4. The singer-songwriter previewed a number of tracks from his forthcoming album 'Modern Guilt', including the title track and 'Chemtrails'. Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • Hercules And Love Affair on the Sandisk Stage at London's O2 Wireless Festival, Thursday July 3. In the absence of Antony Hegarty, who contributed guest vocals to the New York disco revivalists' debut album, lead vocals were shared by singers Nomi and Kim Ann Foxman. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Early arrivals enjoy the sunshine on the second day of the O2 Wireless Festival 2008, Friday July 4. The previous day had been blighted by heavy rain. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Roisin Murphy performs live at the O2 Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park, Thursday July 3. wireless 2008 Pic: James Quinton

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  • Roisin Murphy, 02 Wireless Festival 2008. The 35-year-old electro star, formerly of eccentric dance duo Moloko, played tracks from her debut album 'Overpowered', released in 2007. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Mark Ronson, Wireless 2008. Aside from Lily Alen, Other guests appearances came from Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess, who performed a big band version of 'The Only One I Know', and Candie Payne, who played her Ronson-produced 2007 single 'I Wish I Could Have Loved You More'. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Hot Chip take to the main stage at London's O2 Wireless Festival, Thursday July 3, 2008. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Mark Ronson and Lily Allen, O2 Wireless, Thursday July 3. Allen joined Ronson towards the end of the set to perform her own song, 'Littlest Things' and a cover of Kaiser Chiefs' 'Oh My God' - although she forgot some of the words of the former. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Jay-Z, O2 Wireless Festival, Thursday July 3. The rapper's set was watched from the side of the stage by producer Mark Ronson, who had played earlier. Pic: James Quinton

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  • Crowds at London's O2 Wireless Festival (July 3-6), which witnessed performances from the likes of Jay-Z, Mark Ronson, Fatboy Slim, Morrissey and Counting Crows. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Jay-Z laps up the adoration of the 30,000-strong crowd at the O2 Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park, July 3. Unlike his set at Glastonbury, the hip-hop mogul did not cover Oasis' 'Wonderwall', although he did rap over snippets of Amy Winehouse's 'Rehab' and Estelle/Kanye West's 'American Boy'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Morrissey merchandise at London's O2 Wireless Festival, Friday July 4. As well as playing Smiths tracks including 'Vicar In A Tutu', 'Stretch Out And Wait' and 'Ask', the singer ended his set with a rendition of his old band's 'How Soon Is Now?' and 'What She Said'. Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • The National, backstage at Wireless 2008 ahead of their headline set on the Sandisk Stage, Friday July 4. The melancholy Brooklynites, who released their fourth album 'Boxer' in 2007, are currently supporting R.E.M. on their world tour. Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • The Courteeners, Wireless 2008. The Manchester band, led by Liam Fray, inspired mass sing-alongs in the crowd with their set, particularly when performing 'Acrylic'. Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • The Wombats, Wireless, Friday July 4. Despite one slip-up where their speakers appeared to fail, the Liverpudlian trio played a well-received set that included singles 'Moving To New York' and 'Letâ

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  • The Wombats, Wireless 2008. Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney recently expressed an interest in producing the band. Drummer Dan Haggis said: "It's ridiculously flattering to have a Beatle like Sir Paul even mentioning us in a sentence." Pic: Andy Willsher

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  • Counting Crows headline the main stage at London's O2 Wireless Festival, Sunday July 6. The veteran rockers topped off a US-heavy line-up that also featured The Goo Dolls, Ben Harper and Bowling For Soup. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Bernard Fanning from Aus-rockers Powderfinger on stage at Wireless Festival in London, last weekend. The band released their sixth studio album, 'Dream Days At The Hotel Existence' last summer and will be performing at both Scotland's T in the Park and Ireland's Oxegen Festivals, this coming weekend. Wireless 2008 Pic: PA Photos

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  • Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik on stage at Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park, Sunday July 6. The band will be performing on the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Scotland's T In The Park this coming weekend (July 13). Pic: PA Photos

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  • Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, works the crowd into a frenzy during his show-stopping set at Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park last Saturday. Pic: WENN

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  • Sam Sparro defies the rain in style at Wireless Festival 2008, in Londonâ

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  • Dev Hynes, aka Lightspeed Champion, performs at Londonâ

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  • Siouxsie Sioux, Wireless Festival, Friday July 4. The goth icon was on the same bill as Morrissey. The pair are old friends, having duetted on the single 'Interlude' in 1994. Pic: WENN

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  • Jarvis Cocker DJ's at The Mighty Boosh Festival. The 44-year-old former Pulp man played a crowd-pleasing set that included The Kinks' 'Lola' and The Knack's 'My Sharona'. Pic: Jo McCaughey

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  • Fans dressed as Boosh characters The Hitcher and Mod Wolf. Were you at The Mighty Boosh festival? Send your pictures to festivals@nme.com. Pic: Jo McCaughey

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, July 5. The show went down well with fans, but some were left frustrated by transport arrangements after the show finished. Many customers were left waiting hours for buses, forcing event organisers to placate angry fans. Pic: Jo McCaughey

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  • The Mighty Boosh headline their own festival, Saturday July 5. Noel Fielding (right) made a dramatic entrance, arriving on a huge silver-painted sailing ship. Julian Barratt arrived on a tiny inflatable life-raft before the pair launched into 'Future Sailors'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Kills' Alison Mosshart onstage at the Mighty Boosh Festival, Friday July 5. The garage-rock duo's big break came in 2001, when a neighbour died, leaving the struggling musicians a "skip full" of recording equipment. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Kills backstage at The Mighty Boosh Festival, July 5. Other musical celebrities onsite included Har Mar Superstar, who enjoyed an onstage dance-off with series character Bob Fossil, both dressed in identical blue safari suits. Pic: PA Photos

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  • A Mighty Boosh fan dressed as The Hitcher: one of thousands of Boosh obsessives who flocked to Hop Farm, Kent to witness the comedy duo's first ever festival. Accompanied by other actors from their BBC TV show, Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt performed songs, comedy routines and a dance-off. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival, July 5, 2008. The comedy duo-turned-band played on the main Monkey Hell stage after the likes of Gary Numan, The Kills, White Denim, The Charlatans and Har Mar Superstar. Jarvis Cocker and Peaches also played DJ sets. Pic: PA Photos

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  • A fan gets into the flamboyant spirit of The Mighty Boosh Festival, which drew thousands of comedy fans to Kent's Hop Farm, July 5. Julian Barratt had promised a "stupidly elaborate odyssey. It'll probably fall flat on its face". Pic: PA Photos

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  • Fans dressed as Boosh characters The Hitcher (left) and Old Gregg. The latter character was inspired an incident where a friend of Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding's, while at a festival in the middle of the night, heard someone yelling "I'm Old Gregg!". Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival, Friday July 5. Several thousand fans made the trip to Hop Farm in Kent dressed as characters from the hit BBC TV show. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. The gig, though some way from being sold out, was touted as boasting the largest audience for a comedy show since Robert Newman and David Baddiel's show in 1993 at London's Wembley Arena. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Charlatans, The Mighty Boosh Festival, July 5. Frontman Tim Burgess recently esposed the virtues of long-distance running under the influence of drugs. "There's nothing quite like running a marathon off your head on E," he told The Sun. Pic: Jo McCaughey

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  • Gary Numan, The Mighty Boosh Festival, July 5. The influence of the electro pioneer can be heard in popular Boosh tracks such as 'Electro Boy'. Pic: PA Photos

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  • White Denim warm the crowd up at The Mighty Boosh Festival, Saturday July 5. The Austin, Texas garage-rockers released their acclaimed debut album, 'Explosion', in June 2008. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Har Mar Superstar, who later donned a blue safari suit for an onstage dance-off with series character Bob Fossil at the Mighty Boosh Festival, Saturday July 5. The comedy troupe then organised a game of bingo, with giant inflatable bingo balls being kicked out into the audience. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Noel Fielding as Boosh character Old Gregg at the inaugural Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. During the song 'Eels' Fielding mounted a giant eel prop, but fell off as he attempted to dismount it. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Primal Scream at the Hop Farm Festival, which took place the day after the Mighty Boosh Festival. Bobby Gillespie and co aired tracks from their forthcoming album 'Beautiful Future', released on July 21. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Primal Scream, Hop Farm Festival, Sunday July 6. Headlined by Neil Young, the one-day bash took place at the same venue as The Mighty Boosh Festival, but featured a music-only line-up including My Morning Jacket and Supergrass. Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival, Saturday July 5. According to The Sun, U2 guitarist The Edge is a huge Boosh fan. A source is quoted as saying: "The Edge has been giving Noel [Fielding] lots of guidance and advice over the phone. He really loves the show and is keen to help out Noel any way he can." Pic: PA Photos

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  • The Mighty Boosh Festival witnessed the surreal sight of Julian Barratt (playing the character Howard Moon) being chased across stage by an extraterrestrial covered in lactating breasts, shouting: "Come, come and suck on my titties, Howard."

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  • The Mighty Boosh's Julian Barratt, who plays the jazz-loving straight man to Noel Fielding's flamboyant narcissist. At one point the band led the crowd through a singalong version of 'I Did A Shit On Your Mum', followed by a Howard Moon jazz/bebop version of the same track.

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  • Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding take a break between musical numbers at The Mighty Boosh Festival, Hop Farm, Kent, Saturday July 5. Pic: Franki

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