Journey set off mass singalong at Download

The band treat the crowd to their 1981 hit 'Don't Stop Believing'

Iconic rock band Journey sparked a huge crowd singalong during their afternoon set on the Main Stage on the last day of Download (June 14).

Coming onstage at 2.30pm [BST], the band finished their set with classic ’80s hits ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ and ‘Any Way You Want It’, both of which the vast crowd eagerly sang along with.

Frontman Arnel Pineda – who joined the band in 2007 after he was spotted with his former band The Zoo singing Journey cover versions on YouTube – spent the entire set dashing across the stage and air guitaring with his microphone during ‘Stone In Love’.


Wearing a skull T-shirt and jacket, Pineda said little during the set, but before starting ‘Wheel In The Sky’ spoke to the crowd, saying: “How you guys doing?” and, after the audience responded with cheers, adding: “We’re good here too, thank you.”

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Journey played:
‘Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)’
‘Stone In Love’
‘Ask The Lonely’
‘Change For The Better’
‘Wheel In The Sky’
‘Don’t Stop Believing’
‘Any Way You Want It’

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