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Say Aha

Santogold playing the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading on Saturday. The singer was backed by a five-piece backing band who wore grey shirts and pink bow ties. NME.COM is bringing you live coverage straight from both sites of the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008. For the latest news, blogs, pictures and video interviews head to NME.COM/Festivals. Pic: Guy Eppel
Granted, ‘Say Aha’ loses out considerably in the amazingness stakes simply by virtue of not being ‘LES Artistes’. But who said this was a perfect world? This is jaunty, dancehall-flecked and it’s perfectly fine, thank you. More essential is the brainbanging TEPR remix, which chops up the vocal, syncopates the beats and makes it sound a bit more like it’s enjoying a night on the ketamine, before going to Gatecrasher.



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8 / 10

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