U2 promise ‘Glastonbury on steroids’ festival set this summer

Bono and co will have a 'big production' for festival

U2 have promised they will play an epic, stadium-like performance at this year’s Glastonbury festival.

Bassist Adam Clayton told Q that the band’s headline performance on the Pyramid Stage on the Friday (June 24) of the Somerset bash will have grand production values.

Clayton said: “It’s very un-Glastonbury to have a big production but we will be sneaking a few things in through the back gate which will hopefully make this experience a little more like Glastonbury on steroids.”

He added: “We’re stretching the level of what can be done. We hope to create a mind blowing experience that reacts well with all the other substances involved.”

The band are set to play this year’s festival after cancelling last year’s scheduled performance following singer Bono’s back surgery.

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