June 26, 2009 15:21

The Virgins lose their 'Glastonbury virginity'

Donald Cummings and co make the most of their first time at the festival

The Virgins lose their 'Glastonbury virginity'
The Virgins popped their Glastonbury virginity this afternoon (June 26) on the John Peel Stage.

Living up to their name for once, the New Yorkers made their first ever appearance at the festival, and frontman Donald Cumming revealed he was making the most of it.

"We're called The Virgins, we're from New York City, this is the largest crowd we've ever seen," he told the audience. "This is our first Glastonbury, I went to the Stone Circle last night. I like it here!"

Kicking off with 'Teen Lover', the band had the crowd bouncing along, as for the first time the 2009 festival was bathed in sunshine.

Later the band got the crowd to clap along to former single 'Rich Girls'.

"Thanks a lot, that was a lot of fun!" declared Rob Brydon-lookalike Cummings ahead of closing track 'One Week Of Danger'.

NME.COM is coming live from Glastonbury throughout the 2009 festival. Stay tuned for the latest news, pictures, blogs and video interviews.

Head to our NME Festivals section for the latest Glastonbury picture gallery, and check out the NME Festivals Glastonbury blog for dispatches straight from Worthy Farm. For all of our coverage go to the Glastonbury 2009 homepage now.

Plus make sure you get next week's issue of NME, on UK newsstands from July 1, for the ultimate Glastonbury 2009 review.

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