Tom Jones gets his hits out for Glastonbury

Welsh legend ends Pyramid show with EMF cover

Tom Jones gets his hits out for Glastonbury
Tom Jones returned to Glastonbury for a nostalgia-packed show on the Pyramid Stage today (June 28).

Now a veteran of the festival having first played in 1992, the Welsh soul legend greeted the audience as old friends, declaring: "We love you Glastonbury, God bless you."

Backed by a full house band, Jones delivered a funked-up set of old favourites like 'Delilah' and 'It's Not Unusual' for Sunday afternoon's now-legendary heritage slot.

The show was heavy on the singer’s trademark cover versions 'Kiss' and 'Sex Bomb', but he had one more surprise up his sleeve, encoring with a cover of 'Unbelievable' by '90s electro-rockers EMF.

Tom Jones played:

'The Green Green Grass Of Home'
'Delilah'
'If I Only Knew'
'I'll Never Fall In Love Again'
'If He Should Ever Leave You'
'Mama Told Me Not To Come'
'Linda Lu'
'She's A Lady'
'What's New Pussycat?'
'You Can Leave Your Hat On'
'Sex Bomb'
'Stoned In Love'
'Venus'
'It's Not Unusual'
'Kiss'
'Unbelievable'


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