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T In The Park Festival 2011 in photos

  • Who: Weezer. Where: Main Stage. When: Main Stage. Along with classics like 'Hash Pipe' and 'Buddy Holly', the band played a surprise cover of Radiohead's 'Paranoid Android'.

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  • During the end of their set, frontman Rivers Cuomo leapt into the crowd (wearing rain proof poncho) and debated with the crowd whether the word 'wicked' was a compliment or not in Scotland.

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  • Liam added: "I'm quite prepared to go head to toe verbally, physically, musically, mentally with Noel Gallagher. We've heard our new tunes and they're big, so bring it on." A shot of the Beady Eye guitars on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.

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  • Who: Manic Street Preachers. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday. The band played a hit packed set, including 'You Love Us', 'Everything Must Go', 'Motorcycle Emptiness' and 'Faster'.

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  • The band played the first T In The Park in 1994.

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  • A shot of the Manic Street Preachers' set list when the trio hit the Main Stage on Sunday.

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  • The Manics displayed the Welsh flag during their set.

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  • The band, said that they thought they had played the most T In The Parks since '94, left the stage by saying: "Thank you for inviting us back to your beautiful country. May your God be with you."

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  • Who: Pulp. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday. Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker celebrated the demise of the News of the World by holding up a copy of the last edition of the paper and pretended to wipe his backside with it. He said it was the: "best thing it's done in 168 years."

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  • Who: The Vaccines. Where: King Tut's Wah Wah Tent. When: Sunday. Before they played their set, the band told STV about the genesis of their sound: “We got going a lot longer before that it's just that we wanted to make sure we were happy with the songs before we started” they said. “We're a year older than people think.”

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  • The festival has seven stages and other attractions like a funfair with a Big Wheel.

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  • The festival was originally held at Strathclyde Park, but since 1997 has been held at a disused airfield in Balado, near Kinross in Perth and Kinross.

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  • Who: Metronomy. Where: Red Bull Bedroom Jam Transmissions Stage When: Sunday. Along with playing tracks from this year's 'The English Riviera' album, the band played well loved tracks like 'Heartbreaker' and 'Radio Ladio'.

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  • Who: My Chemical Romance. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday. Front man Gerard Way told the crowd: "This is the show that we've been waiting for." They played tracks from 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys' along with tracks like 'Teenagers'.

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  • Geoff Ellis, festival director, described this year's T In The Park as the "best ever".

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  • Who: KT Tunstall. Where: King Tut's Wah Wah Tent. When: Sunday. “'96 was my first T in the Park” the singer told STV. “I was the backing singer in the Scooby Doo orchestra and we all came in a transit van which we all slept in, if we could find it again!”

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  • Who:Hurts Where: King Tut's Wah Wah Tent When: Sunday. The duo of Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson nearly didn't make it on stage at all after some of their equipment got lost on the way to Scotland.

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  • Theo from the band told The Sun : "I'm seriously looking into buying a castle in Latvia. It will have a golf driving range with only one ball. I'll have a beautiful Latvian woman wearing nothing but high heels to go and get the ball after each hit."

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  • Who: Coldplay. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday. The band first played the festival in 2000 when they were relative unknowns.

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  • Coldplay played a career spanning set. Fellow headliner Beyonce announced that the band were "some of my favourite people in the whole world".

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  • Who: Beyonce Where: Main Stage When: Saturday. The singer performed an abridged version of her Glastonbury set.

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  • She played an hour long set, which kicked off with 'Crazy In Love' and then 'Single Ladies'.

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  • The singer played a cover of Etta James' 'At Last' along with a snippet of her Lady Gaga duet 'Telephone'.

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  • Beyonce reportedly turned up for the show with an entourage of 100 in tow. Apparently a marquee had to be specially constructed alongside her dressing room to house her helpers.

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  • The festival was beset by a mix of sunshine and showers.

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  • The festival has been held annually since 1995. The first year saw Primal Scream and Oasis playing.

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  • Who: Bright Eyes. Where: Red Bull Stage. When: Saturday. The band denied rumours that they are splitting. Frontman Conor Oberst said: "We don't have any immediate plans, I guess, after this year. [But what I said] sounded pretty final, but I don't remember the quote - you can look it up. I think I meant it that day..."

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  • Who: The Strokes. Where: NME stage. When: Saturday. Julian Casablancas told the crowd he didn't understand the festival's name. "I don‘t get the name. Yeh, I know it‘s a beer. (But I) still don‘t get it."

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  • Tayside Police confirmed a drop in crime figures at the festival, while the Scottish Ambulance Service said treatment rates during the Balado festival were low.

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  • Chief Superintendent Craig Suttie, event commander, told the Belfast Telegraph that he was "delighted" with the way the event had gone.

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  • In 2010, the event was headlined by Muse, Eminem and Kasabian.

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  • In recent years, the festival has shared much of its lineup with Ireland's Oxegen festival, which takes place in County Kildare. Acts usually play T in the Park one day and Oxegen the next, or vice versa.

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  • Who: The Strokes. Where: NME stage. When: Saturday. Frontman told the crowd that he “digs” the festival.

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  • The singer added: "I don‘t get the name. Yeh, I know it‘s a beer. Still don‘t get it.”

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  • The band began with tracks from new album 'Angles' before busting out the hits, including 'Someday' and 'Juicebox'.

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  • Who: Crystal Castles. Where: King Tut Stage. When: Saturday. The band played the festival in 2009 and famously defied curfew to play one more song.

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  • Lady Gaga recently cited the band as one of her favourites.

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  • The band played a set which opened with 'Baptism' and featured the likes of 'Air War' and Celestica'.

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  • Festival director Geoff Ellis said: "I think it’s been the best (T In The Park) we’ve had so far. It’s the best one in 18 years. For some people reaching 18 is a coming of age and T in the Park seems to be going from strength to strength."

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  • Who: Slash. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday. The guitarist told The Daily Star: "Everybody in Scotland is gassed about it and really excited so I know it’s a pretty good festival."

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  • The Slam Tent celebrated its 15th year at the festival in 2011.

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  • Who: Odd Future. Where: NME Stage. When: Saturday. Tyler The Creator was stuck on a chair during the performance due to a broken leg.

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  • It the was rap collectives first time at the festival.

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  • Tickets for the 2010 festival, sold out in 90 minutes when they were made available in February of that year.

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  • Who: N-Dubz. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday. The band played a greatest hits set, with Dappy asking the audience "If you like real music, raise your hands."

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  • The band were rumoured to be close to splitting following singer Tulisa's new judging role on The X Factor.

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  • She told The Sun: "It's no big deal getting ready for festivals. I hardly take any time getting myself together."

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  • The crowd shouted: "The View, the View are on fire!" during their set.

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  • The band introduced 'Realisation' as "The most Scottish themed song we've written."

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  • Who: Imelda May. Where: Red Bull Bedroom Stage. When: Friday. The singer provided rockabilly thrills on the opening night of the festival.

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