Ting Tings enjoy triumphant Glastonbury comeback

Manc popsters return to Worthy Farm as superstars

The Ting Tings returned to Glastonbury tonight (June 26) after shooting to fame.

The Manchester pop two-piece stormed the Other Stage with wall-to-wall hits, warming up for headliners Bloc Party as the sun set on Worthy Farm.

Katie White was visibly moved by the reaction to tracks from their smash album ‘We Started Nothing’.


“Two years ago we played here for 75 people, so thank you so much for coming to see us!” she said.

Jamming out towards the show’s climax, Jules De Martino performed a DJ intermission, dropping Aerosmith‘s ‘Walk This Way’ and the theme from ‘Ghostbusters’.

As they closed with ‘That’s Not My Name’, White declared: “This song is about being invisible!”

The Ting Tings played:

‘We Walk’
‘Great DJ’
‘Fruit Machine’
‘Keep Your Head’
‘Be The One’
‘We Started Nothing’
‘Shut Up And Let Me Go’
‘Impacilla Carpisung’
‘That’s Not My Name’

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