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Lily Allen, Florence And The Machine and Robyn thrill at Sweden's Way Out West

Arctic Monkeys, Glasvegas, Grizzly Bear and more play Gothenburg event

Pic: Marcus Mays
Lily Allen, Florence And The Machine and Robyn all starred as female-fronted acts dominated Gothenburg's Way Out West festival at the weekend (August 13-15).

Allen headlined the Swedish bash with a fizzing set, while Florence Welch and co backed her up on the event's tented stages.

However, it was local girl Robyn who stole the show, as she not only attracted a large crowd but played a series of covers in her set including Queen's 'I Want to Break Free'.

Elsewhere at the 25,000-capacity festival, Grizzly Bear performed a set largely drawn from latest album 'Veckatimest', while Antony & The Johnsons also proved one the weekend's highlights.

The likes of My Bloody Valentine, Arctic Monkeys, Glasvegas and Patrick Wolf – the latter despite being relatively unknown in Sweden – played to large crowds, while Vampire Weekend took a break from the studio and braved the drizzle for their set, while Wolfmother, Nas and Basement Jaxx were also on the bill.

For more information on the festival and the weekend's performances head to Wayoutwest.se.

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