Miles Kane compares Arctic Monkeys and Beady Eye shows at Glastonbury

Singer chats about playing gigs with both bands

Miles Kane played his first Glastonbury show as a solo artist this afternoon (June 24), and took the time to chat about the differences between playing gigs with Arctic Monkeys and Beady Eye.

He packed out the John Peel Stage crowd in the early afternoon on Worthy Farm, just as the skies over the site turned grey. Kane played with his Last Shadow Puppets bandmate, Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, at Glastonbury 2008 along with Jack White.

Chatting about supporting Arctic Monkeys (pictured below) at Sheffield’s Don Valley Bowl earlier this month, he said: “The Don Valley shows were great. There was a lot of love there. The Monkeys crowd really welcomed us and got into it.”

Talking about the difference between supporting Alex Turner and co and supporting Beady Eye, which he also did recently, he added: “It was different. The Monkeys was a bit more like a festival vibe. It was brilliant of Liam [Gallagher] and that to take us out, but that was a bit more respectful.”

Returning his focus to Glastonbury, he recalled his earliest memory of the festival. “When I first came when I was 15 I ate nothing but brunch bars because I didn’t wanna shit,” he declared.

Miles Kane played:

‘Invisible’
‘Kingcrawler’
‘Before It’s Midnight’
‘Telepathy’
‘Rearrange’
‘Quicksand’
‘Counting Down The Days’
‘My Fantasy’
‘Colour Of The Trap’
‘Come Closer’
‘Hey Bulldog’
‘Inhaler’

NME.COM is coming live from Glastonbury 2011 this weekend – stay tuned to NME.COM/festivals/glastonbury for news reports, reviews and photos from Worthy Farm. Then head back from Monday for backstage video interviews.
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