Wolf Alice say playing on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage is ‘one of the best things’ to happen to them

The band played on the festival's main stage for the first time earlier today (June 25)

Wolf Alice have described their debut appearance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage as “one of the best things to happen” to them.

The north London quartet performed at the festival for the third year in a row, playing on the main stage between Baba Maal and Madness.

Speaking to NME afterwards, bassist Theo Ellis said he was feeling “elated” after their set. “It was honestly one of the best things that’s ever happened to our band,” he added.


Frontwoman Ellie Rowsell said she expected the audience in front of them to be “way more sparse, so I was chuffed from the very beginning.”

The band’s debut album ‘My Love Is Cool’ was released just days before Glastonbury 2015 and went on to chart at Number Two in the UK albums chart. Since, they’ve headlined sold out gigs at London’s O2 Brixton Academy and O2 Forum. At the latter, they performed for four nights in a row.

“We’ve got quite a few festivals after this so it’s not quite the end,” said Rowsell when asked if playing on the Pyramid Stage capped off the last 12 months on a high. “This was definitely a big moment, especially because it’s almost exactly a year to the day since we released it so it’s like a little celebration for us.”


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