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Nos Alive 2015 In 20 Spectacular Photos: Muse, Disclosure, Azealia Banks And More

NOS Alive 2015 took place in Lisbon this weekend, bringing everyone from Mumford & Sons to Mogwai to Portugal in a thrilling couple of days of live music. Here's the story of the festival in pics...

  • The Wombats' Murph cranking up the intensity during the Liverpool group's riveting and career-spanning Palco NOS stage performance on Thursday.

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  • The Edinburgh-born but London-based Django Django brought their immensely danceable screwball-indie vibes to the Portuguese public on Thursday night.

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  • Mercury winners Young Fathers were also among the action, turning in a stupendous tea-time performance on Thursday evening.

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  • A slightly bushier than usual Joe Mount of Metronomy doing his thing.

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  • Then came headliners Muse, whose ascent to stadium glam rock god chic is now complete with these back-to-back poses and matching suits.

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  • Muse's Matt Bellamy mid screeching solo.

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  • At the end of Muse's headline set, as 'Knights Of Cydonia' drew proceedings to a cataclysmic close, streamers burst from the stage, covering the crowd. Trust Muse to go out with a bang.

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  • Future Islands' Sam Herring kicking out the jams.

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  • Future Islands' Herring bending down to greet fans midway through the Baltimore heroes' Friday Heineken Stage slot.

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  • Topping the bill on Friday at the festival were the Prodigy - who were in fierce form as usual.

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  • After opening with 'Breathe', The Prodigy's energy levels never dipped below turbo across a huge-sounding greatest hits set.

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  • Marcus Mumford in action.

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  • Mumford & Sons drew a massive crowd for their 10.30 Friday night main stage performance, swapping between banjos and electric instruments as they interchanged between new album 'Wilder Mind' and their older, folkier material.

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  • Azealia Banks turned up to NOS Alive 2015 dressed as a ghostbuster, barking into a megaphone. What a total dude.

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  • Jesus and Mary Chain doing their thing on Saturday, as part of a barn-storming afternoon double bill with Mogwai on the Palco Heineken stage.

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  • Sam Smith was back in the game after recent illness, taking to the Palco NOS stage on Saturday evening.

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  • Sleaford Mods' Jason Williamson roaring his way through the bedroom hip-hop pair's thunderingly abrasive Saturday set.

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  • Sleaford bods.

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  • Disclosure brought the festival to a stunning close on Saturday night, playing behind what looked like cockpit control panels from a UFO.

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  • Till next year, NOS. It was epic...

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