Yeasayer big up Jay-Z at Glastonbury

Brooklyn band hail the rapper during their afternoon set

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Yeasayer brought some life back to a tired crowd this afternoon (June 29) at the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury.

With video screens behind them showing images of oceans and sunrises, songs like 'Wait For The Summer' brought a tropical feel to the tent.

The band paused to pay tribute to Jay-Z, with bassist Ira Wolf Tuton describing his show the previous night as "truly awesome".

Frontman Chris Keating, however, was more concerned with what the crowd were holding up, saying: "Hey, what's up with the flags? And that giraffe? There's lots of freaky shit going on out there."

Ending with a transcendental rendition of 'Sunrise', Yeasayer left to huge cheers from the large, and now somewhat revived, crowd.

Keep up with all the action from Glastonbury this weekend (June 27-29) as it happens on NME.COM. For news, pictures and blogs keep checking the NME.COM's Glastonbury Festival page. Plus make sure you get next week's issue of NME � on UK newsstands from July 2 � for the ultimate Glastonbury review.

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