Glastonbury Festival bag ‘surprise booking’ for 2010 – video

Emily Eavis tells NME.COM their latest booking has surprised even her

Glastonbury festival say they have surprised even themselves with one of the big bookings for this year’s event.

Speaking to NME.COM at last night’s Shockwaves NME Awards (February 24), co-organiser Emily Eavis explained she had just lined up an act for the June festival which was a shock to even her.

“We’ve got some amazing things coming in all the time,” she explained. “We’ve just had a confirmation from a completely random thing which we didn’t see coming and is totally amazing. Unfortunately, I can’t tell you what it is but it’s worth waiting for.”

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