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The Killers covered Oasis' classic 'Don't Look Back In Anger' and offered a small preview of their forthcoming fourth album 'Battle Born' as they brought the first night of V Festival in Staffordshire to a close on Saturday.

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Fans watch The Killers headline Saturday night at V Festival at Weston Park.

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The Killers' Brandon Flowers told the crowd "We're going to pay tribute to one of the UK's finest'' before launching into a cover of Liam and Noel's 1995 classic 'Don't Look Back In Anger'.

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The Killers also played fan favourites including 'Somebody Told Me', 'All These Things That I've Done' and 'Mr Brightside'.

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Saturday night at Hylands Park saw a headline set from the recently reformed Stone Roses.

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The Stone Roses opened their headline slot on the Virgin Media Stage with 'I Wanna Be Adored'.

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The Stone Roses perform at V Festival at Hylands Park.

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The Stone Roses' setlist also included the likes of 'Fools Gold' and 'She Bangs The Drums', and closed the set with 'I Am The Resurrection'.

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The Stone Roses on the Virgin Media Stage.

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Hylands Park saw quite a lot of spandex this year.

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And a lot of body paint.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds dedicated Oasis track 'Supersonic' to double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah at V Festival (Hylands Park) on Saturday night.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Virgin Media Stage, Saturday, Hylands Park

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Who needs a camera phone when you can paint the bands playing live?

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Happy Mondays perform at The Arena Stage on Saturday at Weston Park.

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Happy Mondays' Bez at Weston Park's Arena Stage.

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Punters enjoy some V Fest nightlife.

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Wretch 32 plays the Arena Stage on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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Visit nme.com/festivals for the latest news, photos and video interviews from V Festival 2012.

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The Charlatans take to the 4Music Stage at Hylands Park on Saturday.

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The Charlatans were a last minute addition to the bill, as they replaced former N-Dubz man Dappy on the bill for this weekend's V Festival.

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Example performs a set on the Virgin Media Stage at Hylands Park.

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The 4 Music Stage at Hylands Park.

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Tinie Tempah on the Virgin Media Stage at Weston Park.

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The Virgin Media Stage sees a Saturday afternoon performance from Keane on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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Following his performance at Hylands Park, Professor Green Tweeted: "Tonight was such a moment. It's going to be strange not touring until next year but I need to live a little if you want a new album..."

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Ed Sheeran takes to The Arena Stage on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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A few punters brave the fairground rides.

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Recent Olympics performer Frank Turner takes to the 4Music Stage on Saturday at Weston Park for V Festival.

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Frank Turner plays to a sunny V Festival on Saturday.

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Click here to watch our video interview with Frank Turner backstage at V Festival.

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Gossip's Beth Ditto on the Arena Stage at Hylands Park.

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Weston park attracts punters dressed as animals...

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..and this.

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And then there's the occasional banana.

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Miles Kane looking stylish as ever as he plays on the 4Music Stage on Saturday at Weston Park.

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After playing his largest UK tour to date in Nottingham on Friday, Miles Kane hits up V Festival.

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Weston Park festival-goers embrace the rare day of festival sunshine.

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Labrinth shows off his moves on the 4Music Stage on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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A view from the pit at Weston Park.

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Cher Lloyd swings by Weston Park's Arena Stage on Saturday.

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View from the front at V Festival in Weston Park.

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Wiley played on the Arena Stage at Weston Park on Saturday, replacing the slot left open after Frank Ocean scrapped his appearance.

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Tom Jones helps kick off Saturday at V Fest, Weston Park on the The Virgin Media Stage.

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A scantily clad Borat impersonator enjoys Saturday at V Festival, Weston Park.

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Olly Murs mid-jump on the The Virgin Media Stage at Weston Park.

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V Fest punters at Weston Park enjoy a set from Olly Murs at the Virgin Media Stage.

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After a busy week performing at the Olympics, Emeli Sande takes to the The Virgin Media Stage on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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The first day of V Festival 2012 is greeted with sunshine.

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The Ting Tings take to the Arena Stageat Hylands Park.

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The Proclaimers performing on the The Virgin Media Stage on Saturday at Hylands Park.

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Reverend And The Makers pause their set on the 4Music Stage to snap a picture of the crowd.

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This guy at Weston Park won't have to worry about getting a sunburn.

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Saturday on The Virgin Media Stage at Hylands Park.

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Saturday at Weston Park.

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Ahead of her Saturday evening appearance on The X-Factor, Tulisa performs on the Virgin Media Stage at Weston Park.

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Saturday at Weston Park.

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Saturday afternoon punters at Hylands Park.

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The Proclaimers rocking the Virgin Media Stage at Hylands Park.

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These girls are ready for V Fest weekend.

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Spiderman decides to stop by Hylands Park on Saturday.

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The Stranglers on the Virgin Media Stage at Weston Park.

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Saturday at Weston Park.

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Ahead of V Fest weekend, The Stranglers recorded a special video message about their performance - and you can watch it right here.

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Be sure to check nme.com/festivals all weekend for the latest news, photos and video interviews from V Festival 2012.

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This guy knows how to stay cool.

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A sunny Saturday afternoon at Hylands Park.

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The Feeling play on the 4Music Stage at Weston Park.

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Foam fingers at the ready as these gig-goers wait for the next act to arrive on stage.

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That's a good selection of shirts, lads.

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