Hellogoodbye cover Daft Punk at Carling Weekend: Reading Festival

Emo kids work 'Digital Love' into their set

Hellogoodbye worked Daft Punk into their Main Stage set this afternoon (August 26) at Carling Weekend: Reading.

The Californians took to the stage at 1pm and attempted to win over the crowd with a 40-minute emo-synth-pop set comprised of tracks from their ‘Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!’ album and their 2004 self-titled EP including ‘Here In Your Arms’ and ‘Oh It’s Love’.

“We played Leeds the other day and everyone was super-nice,” singer Forrest Kline told the crowd. “But everyone says this is the big one.”

Having played a largely mid-tempo emo-pop set transitioned to a dance vibe for their closing songs, and during ‘Touchdown Turnaround’, the band worked in the opening lines of Daft Punk‘s ‘Digital Love’.

Hellogoodbye return to the UK in November for a two-week tour kicking off November 27 in Cardiff.

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