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Crowds bask in the sunshine at the 16th annual T In The Park festival. The bash - which features headline slots from The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Snow Patrol and Blur - continues all weekend. Keep clicking for exclusive shots of the weekend, from the main stage to the campsite and beyond. Photo: Danny North

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Ex-Orange Juice man Edywn Collins wowed crowds at T In The Park with a mixture of classic hits and material from his new album. The highlight of the set was his 1983 hit with Orange Juice, 'Rip It Up'. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Maccabees play T In The Park 2009. Guitarist Hugo White overcame a freak cricket injury at the backstage first aid tent before they went on, and the band ripped through a hit-packed set that culminated with  'Love You Better'. Photo: Andy Willsher

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T In The Park: "the greatest festival ever" according to The View, who closed proceedings on Friday night (July 10) in the King Tut's tent. Head to the festival new section for an exclusive interview with the band at the festival. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Jamie T played to a packed-out King Tut's tent on Friday night (July 10). His set included an acoustic version of 'Back In The Game' and ended on 'Sheila', which saw many audience members throw their drinks in the air. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Mars Volta only managed a five-song set at T In The Park on Friday (July 10); security deemed the prog-rockers had played for too long. They'll be in London on Monday (13) for a longer show at Somerset House. Photo: Richard Johnson

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The East Kilbride Bagpipe Band joined Yeah Yeah Yeahs onstage at T In The Park for 'Skeletons' during their set on the Radio 1/NME Stage. Head to NME.COM/festivals for an exclusive interview with the band. Photo: Danny North

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Crystal Castles played a typically mental closing set on the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Futures stage on Friday night (July 10), which saw them overrun their curfew and Alice Glass tuck a strobe light into her top. Photo: Danny North

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Maximo Park ran through a load of tunes from their new album 'Quicken The Heart' during their Friday night (July 10) slot, finishing with 'Our Velocity'. Paul Smith was in fine, scissor-kicking form throughout. Photo: Danny North

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The View kicked off their massive King Tut's headline set on Friday (July 10) with 'Glass Smash' and 'Wasted Little DJs', and finished an hour later on 'Superstar Tradesmen' and 'Shock Horror'. We caught up with them before the show; head to the festival news section to see the clip. Photo: Danny North

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Kings Of Leon headlined T In The Park on Friday night (July 10). During the set Caleb Followill paid tribute to Scottish drinking culture, saying "if there's anywhere where it isn't frowned upon to drink, it's here, right?". Photo: Andy Willsher

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Kings Of Leon's Caleb Followill dedicated their Friday night (July 10) headine set to his cousin Nacho, who's just had a baby named Molly Bill Followill. Meanwhile, during 'Closer', guitarist Matthew played guitar with his teeth, Hendrix-style. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Nick Cave's headline slot on Friday (July 10) saw a relatively meagre crowd turn up, due to the fact that they clashed with Kings Of Leon. They were also subject to some flying glowsticks, but it didn't stop the band performing exquisite versions of 'The Mercy Seat' and 'Lucy'. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Crowds enjoy day one of T In The Park 2009. The festival continues today (July 11) with a headline slot from The Killers. Keep clicking for more exclusive pictures. Photo: Richard Johnson

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A fan at T In The Park shows how devoted the crowds are at the Scottish festival. Either that or his hairdresser fell asleep. Keep clicking for more pics from the festival including shots of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Franz Ferdinand. Photo: Danny North

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs put on a very special show at T In The Park yesterday (July 10), including bagpipe players and a giant inflatable eye balloon. Karen O also had a picture of Michael Jackson attached to her microphone stand in honour of the late singer. Photo: Danny North

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Franz Ferdinand joined Edwyn Collins and post-punk legends Josef K's Malcolm Ross for a special backstage show at T In The Park on Friday (July 10). The performance will be broadcast on BBC3 tonight (11) at 8pm. Photo: Richard Johnson

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T In The Park celebrates its 16th year this year. 1994 saw the first every festival take place, with sets from Crash Test Dummies, Cypress Hill, Rage Against The Machine and Blur, who are back this year. Photo: Richard Johnson 

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Crowds have it at T In The Park 2009. the festival continues all weekend with headline slots from The Killers, Snow Patrol and Blur. Early bird tickets for the 2010 bash go on sale at 10am on Tuesday morning (July 14). Photo: Richard Johnson

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Jane's Addiction were booed at T In The Park on Saturday (July 11) as they only played a seven-song set. Their time was curtailed because The Ting Tings' performance beforehand overran. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell encouraged fans to sneak into next year's T In The Park during their set on Saturday (July 11). "Very expensive ticket. If it was me I'd steal it," he said, before launching into 'Been Caught Stealing'. Photo: Richard Johnson

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The Ting Tings play T In The Park on day two of the festival (July 11). Despite losing their equipment two hours before their set, the pair managed to wow crowds on the Radio 1/NME stage. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Manic Street Preachers played to a packed-out King Tut's Wah-Wah Tent on Saturday (July 11), opening with early classic 'Motorcycle Emptiness'. They finished their headline set with 'A Design For Life'. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Glasvegas were joined by a special guest for their King Tut's show on Saturday (July 11). Angela McCluskey came on to the stage to duet with James Allan on The Proclaimers' 'Sunshine On Leith'. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Glasvegas opened their set with 'Geraldine' and played all the hits from their debut album, finishing on 'Daddy's Gone'. Check out the festival news section for a video interview with the band. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Killers played a hit-packed set bookended by 'Human' and 'When You Were Young'. NME.COM were invited to follow them onstage so head over to the news story from the gig to see an exclusive walk-on video. Photo: Danny North

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Razorlight played a surprisingly subdued show at T In The Park on Saturday (July 11), with Johnny Borrell staying relatively quiet. Bassist Carl Dalemo was much more excitable and spent the set bouncing around the stage. Photo: Danny North

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Scottish hip-hop Radar stars Young Fathers played a frenetic seven-song set on the BBC Introducing Stage on Saturday to a relatively sparse crowd. Photo: Danny North

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White Lies told the T In The Park crowd their set was a big moment for them, as they played their first ever festival at the same site a year ago. For an exclusive video interview with the band head to the festivals news section. Photo: Danny North

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Calvin Harris hit the main stage at lunchtime on Saturday (July 11). He told the assembled crowd that the T In The Park showers had "ruined" his drummer. Photo: Danny North

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Katy Perry turned down several marriage proposals during her sunny afternon set on Saturday (July 11), and included a cover of Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now'. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Specials rolled out all the hits for their Saturday (July 11) show at T In The Park, playing 'Too Much Too Young' early in the set and finishing on 'Ghost Town'. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Crowds and signs offering marriage proposals ahead of Katy Perry's peformance. The festival continues today (Sunday) with a joint headline slot from Blur and Snow Patrol. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Lady GaGa told the crowd on Saturday (July 11) how much she loves festivals, describing them as "an equalizer". "Tonight you're gonna spend all your money on food and booze and hookers," she added. Photo: Danny North

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Lady GaGa finished her preposterous set by playing a translucent piano filled with silver baubles to 'Poker Face'. Photo: Danny North

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Maybe the sun had gone to their heads, but Friendly Fires praised Tennent's lager during their T In The Park set on Saturday night (July 11). The band were joined by Foals' Jack Bevan on percussion for 'On Board'. Photo: Richard Johnson

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2 Many DJs at T In The Park 2009. The festival has been declared a great success so far, although tragedy struck on Saturday (July 11) when a teenager was killed next to the site by a passing lorry. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Festival organiser Geoff Ellis described the event as "fantastic" to NME.COM. Get next week's NME magazine (out Wednesday) for a full review from the weekend. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Manic Street Preachers vocalist James Dean Bradfield enjoys a laugh with the crowd. The Manics had a gruelling tour schedule for the weekend, having only just returned from a gig in Belgrade, Serbia. “Its hard for old men like me,”  Nicky Wire joked. Photo: Andy Willsher

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In addition to hits such as set-opener 'Motorcycle Emptiness', Manic Street Preachers surprised the crowd by playing ballad 'The Everlasting', which they haven't played regularly in years. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Ting Tings were beset by technical gremlins during their T In The Park set on Saturday (July 11). The late arrival of the band’s gear meant they were late going on stage, while keyboards failed to work during first song ‘We Walk’. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Revellers enjoy the sunshine at T In The Park, which Elbow's Guy Garvey declared "the perfect festival". True to T tradition, many band members were quick to praise the festival's unique atmosphere from on stage. Photo: Richard Johnson

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More moshpit 'madness' at T In The Park 2009, which saw a sell-out crowd descend on Balado, July 10-12. Were you there? Share your memories of the bash by scrolling down to the blog section at NME.COM/festivals. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Clearly unused to the Scottish weather not even the stage stayed dry for Seasick Steve who got as wet as the crowd. Regardless of the rain he pulled one dedicated fan up on stage to seranade while he played ‘Walkin’ Man’.  Photo: Danny North

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The Gaslight Anthem paid tribute to Glasvegas during their set, with Brian Fallon introducing himself as ‘Geraldine’. Fallon also announced it it was his fifth wedding anniversary and thanked fans for not making him look a ‘chump’ in front of his mother-in-law. Photo: Danny North

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Fans wanting tickets for next year's T In The Park won’t have long to wait. Advance tickets for the 2010 festival go on sale on Tuesday 14 July. Photo: Danny North

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Punters "having it" at T In The Park. Teeside Police gave some helpful advice ahead of the festival. They warned fans: “If you are camping, remember which zone you are in and where your tent is. Remember, things might look completely different late at night.” Thanks for that. Photo: Danny North

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A subdued Pete Doherty took to the stage on the final day of the festival (July 12), playing a set that mixed Libertines, Babyshambles and solo material. He also played a few surprise covers, including ‘Flower Of Scotand’ and a rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ for his manager. Photo: PA Photos

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Lily Allen drew one of the biggest crowds of the weekend to the NME/Radio 1 Stage (July 12). In addition to promising to "get pissed" after the show, the singer offered some oblique sexual advice to festival-goers, telling the crowd: "Think outside the box, yeah? Literally." Photo: Danny North

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Blog-buzz kings Passion Pit received praise from Hockey bassist Jeremy Reynolds, who stuck around to watch them play on Sunday (July 12). Photo: Danny North

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Hockey were apparently surprised to hear fans sing along to their more catchy songs on Sunday (July 12), with singer Benjamin Grubin asking fans incredulously, “You must have seen us before, right?” Photo: Danny North

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Falling confetti makes a nice change from falling rain as Elbow play an hour-long set on the Main Stage on Sunday (July 12). During the band’s final song, Guy Garvey labelled T “the perfect festival”. Photo: Danny North

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Snow Patrol went one-up on Guy Garvey’s claim that T is the perfect festival, with Gary Lightbody calling it “the best weekend ever”. Predictably, ‘Run’ sparked a massive singalong as the band co-headlined the Main Stage on Sunday (July 12). Photo: PA Photos

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Before closing with 'Not Fair', Lily Allen sarcastically dedicated anti-fascist song 'Fuck You' to all the "judgemental... homophobic, racist dickheads".

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Frontman Damon Albarn told the crowd it would be Blur's "last gig" during their headline slot at T In The Park on Sunday (July 12). Photo: Danny North

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Blur's guitarist Graham Coxon rushed from a nearby hospital to play the show after being struck down ill. As a result they didn't arrive on the Main Stage until 10:15pm - nearly an hour-and-a-half later than their scheduled stage time. Photo: Danny North

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The crowd on the Main Stage salutes the imminent arrival of James Morrison (possibly). Photo: Danny North

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Fireworks mark the climax of T In The Park 2009. Early-bird tickets for next year's event are already available. Photo: Danny North

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