Metronomy get the crowd dancing at Leeds Festival

Joseph Mount's band pay tribute to female fans during NME/Radio 1 Stage set

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Metronomy got the crowds moving during their set at Leeds Festival this afternoon (August 29).

Joseph Mount's band treated fans at the NME/Radio 1 Stage to a set comprising songs from their second album 'Nights Out' - and gave a shout-out to their female fans.

"Are there any females in the audience? This is for all the females," Mount said before 'Radio Ladio'.

He later expressed his hope that their tunes were "contributing to the niceness" of the festival-goers' day.

Other songs which got the masses dancing included 'A Thing For Me' and 'My Heart Rate Rapid', while past single 'Heartbreaker' got the biggest reaction of all.

Metronomy played:

'Nights Out Intro'
'My Heart Rate Rapid'
'On The Motorway'
'Holiday'
'A Thing For Me'
'Heartbreaker'
'The End Of You Too'
'Radio Ladio'
'On Dancefloors'


NME.COM will be coming live from both the Reading And Leeds Festivals sites this weekend (August 28-30). Stay tuned to NME.COM/festivals for news reports, blogs, video interviews and photos from the event.

Get next Wednesday's (September 2) issue of NME for the ultimate Reading And Leeds Festivals review.

Plus have your say on this summer - fill in the annual NME Festival survey now to cast your verdict on 2009, and tell festival chiefs who you want to see next year.

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