Band gee crowd up with frenetic set featuring new songs
The band played an hour-long set that attracted a hyped-up crowd eager to dance as the sun set on Worthy Farm.
“Glastonbury festival, you are now about to witness pure, undiluted carnage,” lead singer Rob Swire said before playing ‘Blood Sugar’.
“Have we got any fans of metal music here today?” he asked, before leading his band into ‘Hold Your Colour’. “Have we got any fans of drum ‘n’ bass music here today? Then check this.”
“What a killer crowd out there,” he later said before playing ‘Tarantula’. “You people are amazing! This is the best festival in the world!”
After the track the band performed a cover of Calvin Harris‘ ‘I’m Not Alone’ – worked out only a day ago especially for the festival, Swire explained from the stage.
The start of their version recalled 1990s Seattle grunge music before mutating into a drum ‘n’ bass showpiece.
‘Fasten Your Seatbelts’
‘I’m Not Alone’
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