The Kooks bring out the sun

The four-piece draw one of the biggest NME Stage crowds

The Kooks drew one of the biggest crowds the NME Stage has witnessed so far at Oxegen today (July 9).

With the rain now well and truly gone, the sun finally came out as the four-piece tore through a rousing 45 minute set.

Singer Luke Pritchard, who was dressed in his trademark straw hat and a grey sweater, declared: “There hasn’t been much sun but we have got a sunny song for you before he launched into hit single ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’, to massive cheers.


The band also performed previous hit single ‘Naive’ and album tracks ‘If Only’ and ‘You Don’t Love Me’.

The sunny conditions brought festival revellers out in their droves for early sets by Aussie rockers Wolfmother and Maximo Park who performed new tracks ‘Rosemary’ and ‘By The Monument’.

Further acts due on today include The Zutons, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul Weller, Goldfrapp, Franz Ferdinand and Kaiser Chiefs.

Keep checking back on NME.COM regularly for all the latest from Oxegen Festival and T in the Park and don’t forget that your definitive T and Oxegen Review issue of NME is out from Wednesday.