Field Day 2012 in photos
Festival-goers were treated to everything the British summer has to offer at Field Day, making both shades and rain hats a necessity.
Photo: Carsten Windhorst/NME
Added: 6 Jun 2012
"Who left that up-turned plug onstage?" Franz Ferdinand headlined Field Day, now in its sixth year, on Saturday 2nd June 2012.
"You're all sacked." Getting into the Village Mentality at Field Day in east London's Victoria Park.
Added: 6 Jun 2012
A triumphant Franz Ferdinand salute the crowd after showcasing four new tracks: 'Right Thoughts', 'Brief Encounters', 'Fresh Strawberries' and 'Trees And Animals'.
Django Django take their default positions during their set on the Village Mentality stage.
Last Dinosaurs weren't the last dinosaurs spotted at Field Day.
A capacity crowd saw Grimes close her set at the Village Mentality stage with 'Oblivion'.
Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians brought The Internet to life in the Bugged Out tent.
On the Jubilee weekend, even Field Day wasn't spared a celebration of the Queen's rain.
The Vaccines closed their headlining set at the Laneway Festival stage with 'Bad Mood' followed by 'Nørgaard'.
"Tug of war or pipes of peace?" Fun and games in Victoria Park.
"I don't want to blow my own trumpet, but..." Beirut stormed through their Field Day set which included the likes of 'Santa Fe', 'Vagabond' and 'Nantes'.
Even the extraordinarily tall were having a Field Day.
Crocodiles played to a busy mid-afternoon crowd at the Shacklewell Arms tent.
Metronomy's Oscar Cash and Joseph Mount lock keyboards as they transport Field Day to 'The English Riviera'.
Metronomy's Anna Prior checks out the view of Victoria Park from the Eat Your Own Ears stage.
"Holding this cactus is making me feel a real prick" Dos amigos at Field Day.
SBTRKT overcame some early sound problems to blow away the Bugged Out tent.
Sleigh Bells brought tunes, energy and some serious volume to Laneway Festival stage.
This is not a picture of Chairlift at Field Day.
The sun may have come blazing out for their afternoon set at Field Day, but Liars were definitely feeling sinister as they asked 'Who Is The Hunter?'.
Zulu Winter's mid-afternoon set at the Shacklewell Arms tent included 'Never Leave' and 'Silver Tongue'.
Jessie Ware gave it '110%' at the Red Bull Music Academy stage.
Franz Ferdinand brought Field Day 2012 to a close with an extended version of 'This Fire' after covering Donna Summers' 'I Feel Love' earlier in the night.
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