Band wow packed tent with new songs
Mumford and Sons drew a massive crowd to their NME/Radio 1 Stage gig at Reading Festival tonight (August 27).
The band had hundreds of fans queuing outside the packed tent trying to get a view of them. They played a set drawing heavily from their debut album ‘Sigh No More’, although they also threw in a slew of new songs too.
Led by Marcus Mumford, the four-piece were clearly overwhelmed by the huge turnout, and were seen laughing throughout the gig. Ahead of playing new track ‘Nothing Is Written’, Mumford declared that Reading is “quite the scene”. He also stepped behind the drumkit for another new song, ‘Lover Of The Light’.
Before playing a euphoric version of ‘The Cave’ – which received such a singalong that Mumford was reduced to giggling his way through the opening section – the frontman declared that he hoped to return to the festival and would “see you all soon”.
Mumford and Sons played:
‘Sigh No More’
‘Awake My Soul’
‘Roll Away Your Stone’
‘Nothing Is Written’
‘Little Lion Man’
‘Lover Of The Light’
‘Thistle And Weeds’
‘White Blank Page’
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