Reading and Leeds – day three in photos

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Pulp headline Leeds on Sunday night. Let us know what you thought of the weekend over on the blogs.

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Jarvis Cocker runs through his moves at Leeds on Sunday. The band headlined over The Strokes having supported them the night before. Grab this week’s magazine, which has Jarvis and Julian on the cover, for the full report from the weekend.

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Pulp opened their set in Leeds with ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ before playing all manner of greatest hits, from ‘Disco 2000’ to ‘This Is Hardcore’ and finishing on ‘Common People’.

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Muse at Reading Festival, Sunday

Muse, Reading, Sunday. Muse treat the Reading crowd to a full performance of their sophomore album ‘Origin of Symmetry’. The album is rarely played live- due to the use of a pipe organ on ‘Megalomania’.

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Muse at Reading Festival, Sunday

Muse, Reading, Sunday. Of the specially-built set, Matt Bellamy told NME.com “We’re going to have the chance to produce the album in a production that we never had the chance to do at the time. It’s really exciting.”

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Muse at Reading Festival, Sunday

Muse, Reading, Sunday. Introducing ‘Citizen Erased’, drummer Dominic Howard explained the reasoning behind the setlist: “We are celebrating 10 years of ‘Origin Of Symmetry’ so we fancied playing the whole fucking thing. We’ve never done that before.”

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Muse at Reading Festival, Sunday

Muse, Reading, Sunday. The lengthy set also incorporated tracks from later albums ‘The Resistance’, ‘Black Holes and Revelations’ and ‘Absolution’. The final track of the night was a triumphant ‘Knights of Cydonia’.

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The Strokes, Leeds, Sunday. Julian Casablancas rocks tanning booth chic with UV lights and sunglasses as the Strokes co-headline Leeds festival alongside Pulp.

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The Strokes, Leeds, Sunday. Unfortunately none of Julian’s master-work with Lonely Island featured on the setlist for either Reading or Leeds. In this photo he’s off to find his Boombox to compensate.

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The Streets at Reading Festival, Sunday

The Streets, Reading, Sunday. Mike Skinner continues his farewell tour. The final London Streets show will be at Freeze Festival (October 28-29), held at Battersea Power Station.

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The Streets at Reading Festival, Sunday

The Streets, Reading, Sunday. If you’re hankering for new Streets material, have a listen to the soundtrack to the Inbetweeners movie. Skinner wrote 10 new songs for the OST, including ‘Clunge in a Barrel’ and ‘Pussay Patrol’.

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The Streets at Reading Festival, Sunday

Reading, Sunday. Shout-out to the dude in the middle right (behind the guy with the marroon t-shirt) who looks like he’s searching for his mum in the supermarket.

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The Streets at Reading Festival, Sunday

The Streets, Reading, Sunday. Mike Skinner looks for where he left his lighter. Here’s a tip, mate- look behind you.

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He’s thinking about getting one those silly big Razorlight hats.

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Girl in the rainbow hoodie realises her sartorial error…

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Interpol at Reading Festival, Sunday

Is it just us or is Interpol’s Paul Banks morphing into Ricky Wilson?

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Fucked Up’s Pink Eyes goes in for the gurn at Reading.

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Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds attempts an old school tooth extraction at Reading.

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Viva Brother take a breather backstage at Reading.

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“You’ve just got something on your lip”
“It’s my moustache”
“Oh…”
Frank Turner in Reading.

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Ed Macfarlane’s shirt screamed ‘SUMMER’ even if the weather didn’t.

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Which one out of Enter Shikari has the best t-shirt?

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Just before Alison Mosshart’s giant yo-yo hit Jamie Hince in the face.

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Pete Doherty, Sunday, Reading.

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Reading Festival

Reading, Sunday.

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Warpaint hit Reading on Sunday.

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Warpaint, Reading, Sunday.

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Taking Back Sunday play on, um, Sunday at Reading.

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“Yar thar be a Pirate Treasure Chest me Harties,” Frank Turner does his best pirate impression.

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La Roux made a surprise appearance during The Joy Formidable’s set.

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Reading Festival

Billy no mates at Reading.

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Bethany and Ali from Best Coast play Reading.

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Best Coast under the blue light at Reading.

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