MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

The last hurrah of festival season - Rob Da Bank's Bestival - is over for another year as revellers decked out in fraying, sweaty HMS Bestival costumes make their way home from the Isle Of Wight.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

MIA headlined the first day with an energised set with a Bollywood slant.

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Flanked by two dancers and supported by a percussionist and backing singer, she kicked off with brand new track 'Only 1 U' before 'Bucky Done Gun'. She then went into 'Bring The Noize' – the second single from her long-delayed new album 'Matangi'.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

Linking songs with solo raps and electronic segments, and dancing in the style of Hindu deity Vishnu while shrouded in pink veils, MIA's setlist followed that of her August show in Japan’s Makuhari Messe venue. "This is a new song, it came out yesterday," she said before 'Come Walk With Me' and announced "that was me showing you some love," at the end of 'Boyz'.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

Crowds gathered to hear Johnny Marr play tracks from his first solo album 'The Messenger'.

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True to form, Angel Haze headed into the crowd, to her security guard's apparent boredom.

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Bombay Bicycle Club - one of the weekend's indie rock highlights.

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Chlöe Howl proved her worth over the weekend showing why she's one to watch.

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The Disclosure brothers smashed it, as usual.

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Drenge played songs from their debut album.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

Elton John headlined the final night of Bestival 2013 with a greatest hits set which marked his first UK festival appearance in over 30 years. Before Elton took the stage, a cellist played energetic instrumental versions of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ and ‘Highway To Hell’. John then emerged to play early '70s hits ‘The Bitch Is Back’ and ‘Bennie And The Jets’.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

Bestival stalwart Fatboy Slim brought his big beats to the island.

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Norman Cook closed Friday night and brought a live choir on stage with him.

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Bestival traditionally sees the most creative fancy dress of all the festivals.

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No, that's not a real baby. It's Wayne Coyne cradling a doll.

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The Flaming Lips played songs from new album 'The Terrors'.

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Jono from Jagwar Ma just about pulls of skimpy shorts.

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The band dressed up as the crew from The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou.

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The played songs from their brilliant debut album 'Howlin''.

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Shiver me timbers.

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James Blake stunned crowds with songs from his second album 'Overgrown'.

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Jaws were one of the newer bands to play the festival.

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Marr played old Smiths hits 'How Soon Is Now?', 'Bigmouth Strikes Again' and 'Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before'.

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Merchandise brought the sunshine and screaming riffs from Tampa, Florida.

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Merchandise's Carson Cox and David Vassalotti rock out.

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Chic featuring Nile Rodgers funked up the festival site.

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Parquet Courts showed why they're one of the most exciting new bands around right now.

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Peace played songs from their debut album.

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Peace's live shows are going from strength to strength.

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Doug gets down and dirty with the crowd.

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MIA, Elton John, Snoop Dogg At Bestival 2013

Snoop Dogg got a lapdance on stage.

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The Knife. Or is it The Knife?

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Philly legends The Roots played on Saturday.

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NY band The Walkmen's 'The Rat' went down a storm.

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Wu-Tang Clan continued their journey on the festival circuit almost 20 years after the release of '36 Chambers'.

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