Playing tracks from their self-titled debut album and 2011’s ‘Pala’, including ‘On Board’, ‘Lovesick’ and ‘Live Those Days Tonight’, the St Albans group drew in a huge crowd despite the poor weather. “Thank you for raving in this terrible weather,” acknowledged frontman Ed Macfarlane. “Just imagine you’re on a tropical island right now.”
Closing the set with ‘Paris’, the band briefly left the stage but soon returned to perform an encore of ‘Hawaiian Air’ and an extended version of ‘Kiss Of Life’.
Earlier in the day, Kelis covered Labrinth’s ‘Earthquake’ and mixed Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ into ‘Milkshake’ during her greatest hits set on The Outdoor Stage.
Elsewhere at the festival in London’s Victoria Park, the likes of Dot Rotten, Rita Ora and Little Dragon all performed to huge crowds. On Friday, the festival played host to Crystal Castles‘ return to the capital city.