V Festival reveals new names for this year’s bill

Girls Aloud are among the bands joining the 2006 V Festival line-up.

The ‘Popstars 2’ winners will make their festival debut at the bash, while We Are Scientists, The Cardigans, Phoenix, The Saw Doctors and The Rifles are also playing.

The bands will join headliners Morrissey and Radiohead plus other acts including Razorlight, Faithless, Beck, Kasabian and Paul Weller.

Taking place between at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, the V Festival runs between August 19-20.

The line up for the V Festival 2006 now looks like:

Radiohead

Morrissey

Razorlight

Beck

Bloc Party

Kasabian

Paul Weller

Bic Runga

Daniel Powter

Editors

The Ordinary Boys

Keane

Faithless

Fatboy Slim

Groove Armada

The Charlatans

Starsailor

The Go! Team

We Are Scientists

Girls Aloud

Delays

Ghost Cat

The Magic Numbers

Sugababes

James Dean Bradfield

Delays

Hard-Fi

Rufus Wainwright

Kubb

Orson

The Feeling

Daniel Powter

Bic Runga

Gavin Degraw

The Cardigans

Phoenix

The Saw Doctors

The Rifles

Tickets for the event sold out in record time this year with 130,000 going in under three hours.

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