Does It Offend You, Yeah? play chaotic Glastonbury show

Smashed guitars and stage invasions are just part of the action

Does It Offend You, Yeah? played a chaotic set today (June 29) on Glastonbury‘s Dance East Stage.

The dance rock outfit performed tracks from their debut album ‘You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into’ much to the gathered ravers’ joy.

Taking to the stage at 5.30 pm (BST) a smart looking Morgan Quaintance and co-vocalist James Rushent energetically bounced around the stage throughout the show.

With Rushent sauntering on stage wearing a white hat and clutching a beer can it was clear the group were up for a party from the off.

From smashing up a guitar and then egging on the crowd to invade the stage, Rushent and Quaintance got right into the Glastonbury spirit.

After playing dancefloor anthem ‘Let’s Make Out’ Morgan reminisced about the first time he ever came to the festival.

“Can I share something with you? My first Glastonbury was when I was 12 – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds were playing – and this guy came up to me and said eat this,” he recalled. “It was a piece of paper with a strawberry on it, and I put it in my mouth and I’ve never been the same again.”

The crowd cheered and the band launched into ‘Epic Last Song’ which saw the tent continue to bounce along.

After finishing that song, and seeing the crowd’s reaction, Morgan declared: “If anyone crowd surfs they’re more than welcome to join us on stage!”

As the audience cheered for the next song, plastic bottles and pints glasses rained down on the stage as crowd surfers continued the raid the stage for the rest of the set – much to their security crew’s annoyance who had to keep on dragging the excited fans off.

The chaos did not end there though and an obviously inebriated Rushent had a minor altercation with a guard member during the penultimate song.

With the drama over Morgan, referring to the crew member in question, egged the crowd on to shout out his name – saying “Gerry, Gerry” repeatedly.

Their finale track saw another stage invasion, which clearly amused the band who cheered and smiled along as bouncers took the lad off stage.

The crowd clapped for the closing few chords as the band left the packed out tent cheered for more.

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