Check out these intimate side-of-stage photos of Bastille’s spectacular Glastonbury 2019 set

The band brought new album 'Doom Days' and a ton of fan favourites to Worthy Farm

Last time Bastille played Glastonbury in 2016, they did so with a sunset performance on the Other Stage. This year, they moved up a stage to the Pyramid Stage, playing on the iconic space for the first time. They made the most of it, too, bringing a host of guests, bigger band, visuals and props to make the whole thing go off with a giant bang. Check out NME‘s stunning photos of the set below.

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Bastille made their debut appearance on the Pyramid Stage yesterday (June 28), bringing the nocturnal sounds of 'Doom Days' to Glastonbury.

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Despite the album taking place over the course of a night out and the band playing at mid-afternoon, they managed to turn the sun-filled Pyramid field into a daytime rave with a big party atmosphere.

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They were joined by a host of extra musicians and backing singers, as well as adding visuals and props to elevate the feeling of the songs.

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"This festival and this weekend are our favourite weekend in the whole fucking year," frontman Dan Smith told the crowd at one point. "I know this is a cliche and everyone says it, but getting to play here on this stage blows my mind. The first time I came here in 2008 I stood one person away from the barrier watching bands I didn’t give a shit about so I could see Amy Winehouse and Jay-Z. Sorry if we’re that band for you."

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Bastille Glastonbury 2019
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The set featured lots of nighttime-related cues to help create that atmosphere, including a karaoke-style visual during the band's traditional 'Of The Night' mash-up.

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The Pyramid field was packed with bodies eager to hear the new songs as well as sing along to fan favourites like 'Pompeii' and 'Good Grief'.

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During 'Of The Night', Smith also led the crowd in a couple of rounds of getting down on the floor and then jumping back up in unified euphoria.

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As well as being joined by Rationale for a version of their Craig David collaboration 'I Know You', Lewis Capaldi also joined Bastille on stage. Their former support act appeared to sing on 'Joy'.

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