Dev Hynes reveals ambitious festival plan
Lightspeed Champion‘s Dev Hynes has revealed that he is planning to play a “rock opera” set at the Reading And Leeds Festivals this weekend (August 28-30).
The singer/songwriter is playing on the Festival Republic stage in Leeds tomorrow (August 29) then in Reading on Sunday, and has said he will be trying to move away from playing a conventional set.
“I want to do this kind of obscenely over-the-top rock opera thing over the two shows,” he told NME.COM. “I’ve been writing lots of really short, minute-long songs about the festival. I want to play them as kind of segues between other songs. I think it might happen.”
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