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Kasabian, St Vincent, The Libertines And More Dazzle In The Drizzle At T In The Park

Recovered yet? Us neither. T In The Park, in a new location this year, with word of the festival going boutique, was every bit as eventful as normal this year. Here's some of the best snaps from the weekend...

  • T In The Park got off to a lively start on Friday afternoon, thanks to Slaves. The Tunbridge Wells-based two-piece treated crowds to cuts from their debut LP 'Are You Satisfied?', released last month, during their set on the Radio 1 stage.

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  • The duo also found time to pose for NME's photographer, too...

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  • On the same stage later that evening, The War On Drugs could only pull a small crowd – but that didn’t stop frontman Adam Granduciel handing out some advice on how to look after each other. “I only did psychedelics one time and I ended up under a car,” he said before ‘Eyes to the Wind’. “Do what you will, but make sure you look after your friends.”

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  • Hot Chip were one of the unexpected success stories of Friday, with their performance at the King Tut’s tent – and in particular, their cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing In The Dark’ – going down a storm with the crowd.

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  • Lucy Rose opened the King Tut’s tent on Friday, though a delay by the stewards in letting the crowd in meant that she played her first song to an empty tent. “We just played one and a half songs to nobody and I genuinely thought my worst nightmare was coming true and that nobody was coming to see me,” laughed Rose, whose short 30-minute set also featured a cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’.

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  • Friday's Main Stage headliners Kasabian were topping the T bill for the third time in five years, but there was no sign of fatigue from the crowd, who greeted Tom Meighan and Serge Pizzorno like returning conquerers on the opening salvo of ‘Bumblebee’, ‘Shoot The Runner’ and ‘Underdog’.

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  • There weren’t many surprises in their set, other than a cover of Iggy Pop’s ‘Lust For Life’, while Pizzorno - wearing a t-shirt with the Scottish colloquialism ‘Radge’ printed on it - told the crowd "not to get too fucked up and go waking up those ospreys," referring to the birds of prey currently nesting on the site, whose arrival a few months ago temporarily threatened the festival’s license.

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  • There were more T In The Park treats to come on Saturday: first up, St Vincent made her debut at the Scottish festival with a visceral set at the King Tut's stage.

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  • And over on the BBC Introducing Stage, meanwhile, punters were able to show their appreciation for Scottish lot Neon Waltz, who were handed headline duties.

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  • Palma Violets encouraged fans to enjoy the fine weather - which sadly didn’t last for very long - with bassist Chilli Jesson telling them to, “sit yourselves down, for fuck’s sake - the sunshine’s out,” before ‘Last of the Summer Wine’.

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  • The band themselves weren’t taking it easy, however, tearing through their set with their usual reckless abandon. “I fucking love it here,” Jesson told the crowd after ‘Rattlesnake Highway. “I always have and I always will.”

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  • The crowd who flocked to see Enter Shikari were a little more muted than usual because of the weather, but that didn’t stop circle pits forming during new single ‘Torn Apart’.

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  • Backed by a three-piece female backing band, Charli XCX gave a spirited performance on the Radio 1 stage on Saturday afternoon, shredding on a giant inflatable guitar during ‘Breaking Up’ and dedicating ‘Body of My Own’ to "all the girls with pussy power".

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  • The Libertines made their long-awaited return to T In The Park on Saturday, where they co-headlined the main stage alongside Swedish EDM titan Avicii. Playing the festival for the first time since 2004, they debuted new tracks ‘Fame and Fortune’ and 'Barbarians' from forthcoming new album ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’.

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  • And now, looking to the future: could this lot be future headliners? Wolf Alice played a blistering set which drew upon their recently released debut 'My Love Is Cool' on Sunday lunchtime on the Radio 1 Stage – you won't be able to see them in those kind of slots for much longer...

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