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Old 29-06-2009, 12:53   #91
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Gotta say - Tom Jones was fantastic. Madness were very good as well. Blur were fucking shit though.
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Glasto looked good on the t.v. Bruce Springsteen was good. Looked like he was having fun. Pendulum were electric.One band I want to see live. Nice to see Blur. Its time they wrote some new tunes!
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Glastonbury was amazing. I'll post a full review later or tomorrow but right now I'm off to shower and sleep. I'm sunburnt, sweaty and feeling shit but what a weekend.
Oh man, that first post-festival shower/bath is heavenly.
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the post poo is even better.
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ahaha! that's so true!
I remember getting back from Leeds 2007 after a 4 hour journey (normally an hour to an hour an a half journey) because of the traffic getting out of leeds i was dying for a shit! got home (i got that thank fuck for that /relief type feeling) and i had lost/left my key at leeds!. . .had to shit in the garden! Good Times!

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Pendulum were really amazing.

That cover of Calvin Harris' song, can't remember what its called, was brilliant.
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I had no idea until seeing their set that Pendulum did that song from the first episode of Underbelly where Alphonse and Gangitano run amok in that club.
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In before Papa...

So, I set out at 5.30 on Wednesday morning, new hair, packed bag and ready for Glastonbury, but I wasn’t ready for the greatest week of my life. Trains were fine, we got to Southampton, Westbury and Castle Cary all fine, at Southampton I met Pat and his partner whose name escapes me right now, they had come over from Ireland on the Tuesday, stayed at Littlehampton overnight and were finishing the journey today. Veterans of Glastonbury we started talking and I stay with them all the way to the site.

At Castle Cary in the queue which was quite a bit shorter than ’07 we ended up meeting Erin, her boyfriend who I want to call Dave, and Ash. They were all Australian, Erin and Dave had been over travelling all year, and Erin had had to bring her entire wardrobe to Glasto as she was heading back to Oz after the festival. Then we met another Dave, he had come from Reading, on his own. We all got talking and in the end he came and camped with us. We started drinking with them in the queue (how refined!) then the police came over. ‘We’ve had a bit of trouble getting to the site’ he said. Roll on the coaches being given a police escort to beat the hoards of queued traffic on the way to the site. That was rather nice, and I’ll continue to believe it was because we were ultra cool.

Getting to the site we left the Aussies and the Irish-ies and me and Dave headed to Pennard Hill. Lovely and warm may be good in general, but with that much luggage, it’s really not. Set up camp, and found a drink or two.

Went to watch the eFestivals charity world cup match (England vs Rest of the World), accompanied by my first band of the weekend, Bluegrass cover band, Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs. I’ve never heard Greenday sound so utterly perfect. England won the football by the way.

Ventured around the site after this, as Amy and Johnny were stuck on the coaches coming from up North, visited the healing fields and the stone circle and generally got settled in.

Amy and Johnny arrived around midnight, so we finally got them in, and camped next to us and called it a night.

Thursday started overcast, not too hot, it was rather nice. We decided to take in more of the sight, having been up, I wandered up to the Stone Circle to see the sunrise then headed back to my tent. We explored most of the site that day, and some of Shangri-La too, which is still the weirdest experience I’ve ever had, coupled with the now defunct Lost Vagueness. Then the rains came.

The cinema tent was my choice on Thursday, there were actually quite a few films on, and with the rain it seemed like a good time to venture to watch them.
Adventureland I had not heard of before, it’s your typical indieboy meets indiegirl and fall in sweet indielove, after the usual trials and tribulations. It does it very very well though, and as has become the norm, does it to a very good soundtrack.
Next, The Boat That Rocked, a very very good film. Based on the Pirate Radio stations and the government trying to shut them down. Plenty of laughs, there is a superb cast including Rhys Darby. I’d recommend it. Finally it was the time for Yes Man recommended by Dale, I had to give this a watch. It had a few sound problems during the film, but was still very enjoyable. Hilariously funny and another good cast (by which I mean Zooey Deschanel) and a nice premise too, I’ll be adding this to my DVD collection. For the rest of the night we wandered around, got some drinks, took in some smaller bands, and I decided to get an early night.


Friday came and it was muddy (not ’07 muddy, but muddy enough), the first band of the day was General Fiasco and they didn’t care, tearing through their set and doing it with consummate ease, they really showed why people are starting to pay attention to this band. We headed back to the tent to apply some more suncream (yes, sunny and muddy, only at Glastonbury...) The Whip were on the Others Stage as we wandered back, though I was disappointed with the album, live, you cannot fault their performance very fun, very dancey and just what was needed. Next for my performance of the day. I was offered the chance to see Regina Spektor a few years ago at the Wedgewood Rooms, I turned it down, not really knowing who she was. Since then I’ve spent the time getting in to her, and feeling sick I turned down that ticket. She was utterly superb, such a brilliant voice, funny, charismatic, and generally seemed stunned that so many people had come. Superb set too, with all the songs I would have expected to hear. ‘Eet’ was my particular favourite, with the rolling Piano over the Pyramid fields, it just fitted so perfectly. N*E*R*D bought a bit of a style change to the Friday proceedings. I was slightly disappointed, Hip-Hop is always a bit hard live, and I was slightly under whelmed though. They know how to control a crowd at least, I’ll give them that. Metronomy were up next on the John Peel stage and were a nice watch, very good set. I wanted to stay for Little Boots but I was torn away. Torn away by a certain Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip stunning set from the two gents once again, hilariously funny, brilliantly musical and utterly superb. Yet it still only came 3 in Friday’s top sets. Anyway, a couple of new tracks and some old favourites made for a great time. ‘Now, some of you may have noticed that we fucked that one up’ Scroobius said. I did, and it didn’t matter. He continued ‘but we pulled it back together, and still managed to make a fucking good song’. He was right. Onto The Specials, had been waiting for this lot for a very long time. One of the bands I was yet to see, that I was chuffed I would finally get the pleasure of watching. I should admit I did go along thinking I only knew 4 or 5 Specials tracks very well. How wrong I was, I knew most of the set from different places, and they were a brilliant watch. Despite their age they managed to bring a good mix of energy, fun and politics. Caught the last song by Rumble Strips just as I got to the Queens Head, I’m sure a few of you will be pleased to know that Smacky is alive, well, and smacking that little drum like a mother-bitch. The Rakes next, having heard they were disappointing earlier in the day I was slightly worried, all that was pushed to once side when they belted through their set. Maybe the smaller tent suited them better. ‘The Light From Her Mac’ is stunning to watch live. Neil Young was up next, and he was quality. Not a lot you can say, he did exactly what he was there to do, and he did it very well. He doesn’t half look old though!
I had to leave after about 50 minutes, I wanted to see Bloc Party, and unfortunately I was made to watch the last five minutes of The Ting Tings – something I’d really not like to repeat at any point in time. ‘This song is about being invisible’ she claimed just before powering head first into their one ‘hit’ ‘That’s Not My Name’. I couldn’t help thinking that would at least solve half the problem if they were invisible, mind you, if the music was still around it wouldn’t matter much that you can’t see them my ears would still be in pain. Bloc Party were very welcome relief after that. The headline set is probably the best I have seen them, belting through old classics and new hits alike they sounded fantastic. Probably the best time I have seen them. ‘One More Chance’ sounds very good live too. The encore came, and with it came ‘So Here We Are’. Kele’s comment of ‘Here’s one for the people who have supported us since the very beginning’ had me dreaming of Skeleton (I long for the day I hear this live) alas I was somewhat disappointed, at least for a chord or two. So Here We Are summed up a brilliant opening day, and was, as normal, beautiful to listen to. This set stayed my favourite of the festival for quite a while.

Metric kicked off my Saturday. A very good set from the Canadians, Emily Haynes is a brilliant front woman, and I’m so glad I’ve managed to see them again after the support slot with Bloc Party a few years back. Ended on the rather genius ‘Stadium Love’ and got a massive sing along going. The newly name-changed Peggy Sue (sans Pirates) were up next, and slightly disappointing, they seemed a little overwhelmed and a bit…meh. Next in the Queens Head tent was an ominously marked ‘Special Guests’ I had to hang around and have a look, it turned out it was Fyfe Dangerfield of Guillemots fame. Presumably a new side project, but he’s still as outgoing as he ever has been, dancing around like a loon. Very fun set. Broken Records were next, an 8 or so man folk pop band, I’d not heard before, but I was sticking around and I was glad I did, very fun tunes, akin to Larrikin Love or some such. Emmy The Great followed, ‘Why are you watching us? Spinal Tap is on’ she queried ‘Spinal Tap have finished’ came the reply ‘Spinal Tap is over, welcome to our gig’ she proclaimed (getting a chuckle from the fair sized crowd), before belting through the opener. La Roux was next, for all of five minutes. Awful, I don’t like to tar bands quickly, but she really was. Weak voice, poor music, very bad crowd. Such a shame too, on record she’s superb. Mr Nathan Rhead and Mr Mark Sullivan had alerted me to a Futureheads gig happening up in Shangri-La. I ventured up, and was not disappointed Tearing through old and new hits in a short but powerful set was a beautiful watch. Managed to catch some of Commix heading back down, very good drum and bass, I’m glad Matt goes on at me to check out his stuff as I wasn’t disappointed. Managed to catch the last five minutes of Crosby Stills and Nash on the Pyramid Stage, and was thoroughly under whelmed. Not really knowing any of their stuff I went along anyway, but it all seemed too prolonged, not enough there and could have been about 50 minutes shorter had they not faffed around trying to make elongated notes the whole time. Despite being stuck in, what I’d somewhat arrogantly call, ‘a football fan’ crowd. Kasabian were superb. As I say, a few tossers in the crowd that don’t really know how to do gigs, just turn up to drink and join in on the ‘la’s’ and all that, but it really didn’t matter. One bit. ‘Fire’ was utterly superb, and when they people finally did get going during this, I almost wasn’t expecting it. Caught the end of Passion Pit too, tipped in the programme for good things, and sounding a bit like MGMT and the like, I was slightly worried they might not be able to re-create the sound live. I was wrong, they really good. White Lies were next, had to be done really. Ok, so, I won’t deny this. I honestly hadn’t really got into White Lies as much as everyone seems to have. I’ve heard the album of course, but it washed over my along with a lot of new releases at the same time. I certainly will after that though. Usually, the term ‘Joy Division-esque’ angers me, you shouldn’t compare bands to – in my opinion- the greatest ever. With White Lies though, it’s slightly hard not to. Alright they might not sound too much like Joy Division (though you can see the similarities) but they certainly seem to have the same stage presence and aura of Joy Division, or at least, the same that the legend of Joy Division suggests. I’ll definitely be giving this band a lot more time than I previously had, it’s never too late to repent, right?
Franz Ferdinand rounded off the Saturday. There’s not a lot to say, not having seem the, before I expected something different, and I certainly got it. Superb set, powering through old and new alike. Caught my off guard by playing ‘Take Me Out’ mid set. Ending firstly on ‘The Fallen’, with everyone drumming at the end, this was certainly a great sight. Then ending the encore with ‘This Fire’. Absoultely superb finisher, and controlling the crowd seems to be a skill that Kapranos was born with.

Good Books kicked off the Sunday very well. Throwing some new songs into their set and looking like they will do very well. I’d like to tip them for big things, I guess we’ll see. Art Brut kept the day going, and were brilliant, Argos is superb as a front man, at one point jumping down to the crowd…then realising he couldn’t climb back up, and sprinting around the entire Others Stage to get back in. The rest of the band seem to know how to handle him too, keeping the music going – with drum roll- until he arrived. ‘Emily Kane’ was a sure-fire hit.
Heading back to The Queens Head to take in more bands, I had the displeasure of catching the end of Jersey Budd’s set. I’ve seen him twice as support for The Rifles, both times without his band. He was awful, but I thought ‘With the band….it could be different’. I like to give people a chance, you have to…right? Well no, not in this case. Awful, nothing to hold on, simple throw away stuff, very poor, and I hope I don’t see this lot again. Far too much arrogance too, it seems they’ve been to the Luke Pritchard and Noel Gallagher combined school of being an arsehole. Priscilla Ahn was next, coming somewhat in the Emmy The Great style, again very funny, and very folky. A lovely watch for Sunday afternoon that was, at points, too hot to move. Soft Toy Emergency were up next. Coming from Liverpool it’s all down to Sophie that I saw them. Now, we all know how much I hate bands that cross from genre to genre, Enter Shikari, Pendulum being two that spring to mind straight away. That is, unless, they do it very well. Soft Toy fall in to the latter category. While they do fluctuate from genre to genre it seems neatly stitched together, it all fits. It’s not haphazard, it’s wonderful. Led by a truly mental front lady doesn’t hurt matters either.
Then we were on the home straight Yeah Yeah Yeahs were the band of my festival – at this point at least. Karen O in here usual inimitable style tore through the set, rest of the band in tow. Every song was special. ‘Zero’ sounds superb live. No words could even start to sum up ‘Maps’ – my song of the festival (again, at this point). Extra points for taking out a guitar and a mic, the first ones I’d seen go that weekend. Bat For Lashes followed, and were utterly brilliant. I’d missed Madness for Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Bat For Lashes, and I wasn’t disappointed I had. It’s slightly hard to dance to any of Natasha’s stuff, it’s all a bit down and quiet. However, that doesn’t detract a single thing. Her voice is perfect, her backing band are superb and the array of instruments they can play is simply stunning.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds were my penultimate band of the day very good, I have to admit I didn’t know too much of their stuff, but that didn’t matter. It was all superb, if not a bit dark.

Then it came, it was finally time. As they took to the stage, hell, in fact 30 minutes before they took to the stage there was cheering, clapping, dancing, a general cacophony of sounds in anticipation. Finally, the lights went down, then up, then they appeared. Damon, Graham, Alex, Dave. They slowly took their places and then…
Starting ‘She’s So High’ was superb, words cannot describe the set. I could sit here and write a page on each song, maybe two, and I still wouldn’t cover anywhere near the emotion I felt. I never knew music could be like this, at all. Even sitting here two days after the fact, it still hasn’t sunk in. One song I will mention though ‘Tender’. They controlled the crowd with the reprise thoroughly utterly genius, they finished the song and attempted to start the next one. No chance, they were hit by wave after wave of simply ‘Oh my baby, oh my baby, oh I, oh my’. Albarn shed a tear, I did too, in fact, I’m sure most of the crowd did. This rocketed Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Bloc Party thoroughly into second place for Song and Set of the Festival. Strike that, Song and Set of my life. I can honestly say that hour and 45 minutes was the most amazing of my life ever, in a musical sense at least a fitting end to the greatest 5 days of my life, to this point.

After Blur we headed back to the tent, and packed, started queuing. It started raining around 3am, a real downpour, but we didn’t care. We ended up getting a bus at 5am (the first ones) and I arrived back home around 10.30, absolutely knackered. I had a gorgeous bath, some lunch, and went to bed.

So, to sum up:
Band of the Festival: Blur
Song of the Festival: Blur – Tender
Moment of the Festival: The sing along in ‘Maps’
New Band of the Festival: General Fiasco
Best Day of the Festival: In a complete sense, Friday. Though Sunday had Blur, so…

I’ve just read this back, and it doesn’t do it justice, at all. Neither does the TV coverage. Both just seem to make it be ‘just another festival’ those words couldn’t be more wrong.

361 days and counting…
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That post is so faggy I'm tempted to give you bad rep for repulsing me so much. Its bad enough you said it was the best week of your life. It's even worse you posted that eulogy of wank about Blur. But the fact that you failed to take up a once in a lifetime opportunity to see The Boss, instead seeing a bunch of talentless Jock cunts who'll be playing festivals for the rest of their days, is truly disgusting.
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Grow up Barn, music is subjective. I don't like some of the stuff you listen to, you don't like some (or it seems, a lot) of the stuff I don't listen to. It's always going to be that way. I'd expect you of all people to know that.
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Great review CC. I'd have probably gone to see The Boss myself, but that's why there are multiple tents and all! I heard Spinal Tap was at Glasto to, that true?

Although England winning this football-thingie sounds kind of far-fetched to me; you must have been drunk at the time
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They were indeed, I hear they were very good.

To be fair, 'Rest of world' was basically Scotland and Ireland, so it becomes more reasonable when I tell you that. Though I was drunk at the time, so...
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That's one hell of a comprehensive review from Skip. Expect a shorter one below.

I couldn't go on the Wednesday as I had tickets to see the (brilliant) Waiting for Godot starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart but my girlfriend and a couple of others went so I arrived with a tent pitched for me.

The trip was rather more eventful than we'd have wanted as, after the four of us met at Paddington, one was busted before we even reached the train. We all just walked on as the others had stuff on them too (a lot more than the lad who was busted) and luckily the poor bloke just got his weed confiscated and could get on the next train.

We arrived at Castle Cary in the knowledge that my girlfriend had waited 3 hours at the station for a coach the day before so we were worried that, coming on the Thursday, we'd be waiting longer than that. In the event we barely even got to put our bags down before we boarded a coach.

Thursday after arrival was all about getting people set up, exploring a little and attempting to see Mystery Jets. We were unpleasantly surprised by the appearance of East 17 instead so legged it out of the tent and went for a dance by the G Stage.

Friday morning, we headed off to the Pyramid Stage to seeBjorn Again: yes, an Abba cover band. I would like to say at this point that I hate Abba, I was dragged their and they were shit. I'd like to say that but it would be a lie. They were sodding hilarious and a great way to kick off the weekend. After them came The Rumble Strips who I thought were excellent on the John Peel. I rarely fail to like bands with brass sections and these were no exception. The bassist appeared to be on something very strong also, falling about the stage as he played. I wasn't interested in seeing N*E*R*D so for me the next band was The Virgins on the John Peel. I went only knowing one song but my girlfriend loves them so I went along. They were very good. The singer is a bit of a nutter and a dead ringer for Ruud van Nistelrooy and the guitarist looks like he thinks he's in a metal band but they were very good. The bloke next to us was standing with a notebook and a pen drawing the stage oddly. Metronomy, also on the John Peel were good and I enjoyed their weird costumes. However, staying for them and then chatting afterwards, coupled with Lily Allen's ridiculously large crowd meant I missed Dan le Sac's set. I was pissed off about this but I've seen him before and I soon got over it, with a little help from The Specials. As CC said, they were a good mix of energy, fun and politics and quite brilliant live. Then came the legend himself, the man I was waiting to see - Neil Young. My God he didn't disappoint. I could not be more shocked to see that he is 62 with the energy and passion he was throwing himself around with. It is so difficult to think of one highlight from the set as it was all so amazing. Cinnamon Girl, Down By The River, The Needle and The Damage Done and his cover of A Day In The Life would all be in my top songs of Glasto but if I had to choose, it would be the quite simply magnificent Rockin' In The Free World in which he teased the audience by ending the song on no less than 5 occasions before coming back in with the chorus once more. Absolutely stunning.

Saturday saw quite a departure from the torrential downpour of Thursday and Friday's mud. Under the baking sun, I got sunburnt during the first band of the day, which was for me the absolutely legendary Rolf Harris. He drew the biggest crowd the Jazz/World stage had ever seen and nobody will have left disappointed after a hilarious set which saw Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport, Two Little Boys, Rolf rapping and the 'British version' of Kangaroo alongside good humour throughout. Sticking with the comedy theme, I went to see Spinal Tap on the Pyramid Stage. Something people often forget about the Tap is that they can actually play and their set was both funny and good musically. Then came something special. I was looking forward to The Gaslight Anthem all weekend, being a little groupie like I am but having seen them 4 times I wondered if they could bring anything new to the table. My God they did! About halfway through the set Brian Fallon shut the crowd up saying he could hear "waves from my hometown". At this point we all thought he was just going to tell us all to go see Springsteen later in the day. But then, there he was, guitar in hand strolling onto the stage. The crowd started screaming and pushed forward as they launched into the '59 Sound. It seemed at this point the only person more excited than the crowd was Fallon himself who played the set with a massive smile on his face, finished with a huge hug for Bruce and afterwards said to the crowd "I don't know if you guys enjoyed that but it was one hell of a treat for us!"



After that I had to call my friend who was all geared up to work at the festival before finding out that he had only ever got one of the two forms he needed to fill up. The only musician he loves more than the Gaslight Anthem is Bruce Springsteen so he was absolutely devastated and threatening suicide when I told him the news. I went to calm down by seeing Crosby, Stills and Nash and CC, I'd completely disagree with your assessment. I thought they were wonderful, the guitars, the harmonising, the general atmosphere. I loved it. After them I stuck around for Kasabian who were incredible. As some of you may recall I was stuck between seeing them or Florence and the Machine but eventually went for Kasabian. When watching, I was sure I had made the right choice as they were absolutely excellent. However, when I got back to the tent and my girlfriend who had been at Florence told me it was even better than Neil Young, I had second thoughts. Doesn't detract from the brilliance of the gig though. I had planned to see about half an hour of Springsteen before heading off to see 2 Many DJs in a dance tent and I did this, watching the half an hour from a hill overlooking the Pyramid Stage, but when I was unable to even get near the tent I ran back to the Pyramid, managing to fight my way through the crowd and get surprisingly close to him. I'm glad I did, for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were awesome. I was never a huge fan of the Boss but after hearing a lot on how amazing he is live, I felt I couldn't miss his set. He was stunningly good. I really don't think I've ever seen someone command a crowd quite like Bruce did, his energy was incredible (he was literally giving off steam during the performance) and to top it all off, he brought on Brian Fallon to sing No Surrender. He went on for 2 hours and 40 minutes and I could have watched him for so much longer. Utterly incredible.

By Sunday I was feeling pretty ill so saw less bands than I would have. Instead the girlfriend and I went for a walk round the site, taking in all the hippie stuff and general weird shit. On our walk, we found the Queen's Head stage and saw a band who turned out to be Soft Toy Emergency. I really enjoyed them despite never having heard of them before and will be downloading some songs for sure. As CC said, the girl is completely mental too! Yeah Yeah Yeahs is another point we disagree on, CC. I like what I have of them but I couldn't get into their set. Two of my friends saw them too, one thought they were awesome, the other awful so I guess that sums it up really. Perhaps I would have enjoyed them more if I wasn't so excited for
Madness. They were one of the bands I was looking forward to most at the festival and they seriously didn't disappoint. It is hard to think of the best song from their set as all the classics were played, alongside some of their excellent new stuff, but to pick out a couple of the best, Baggy Trousers was fantastic, seeing the saxophonist flying above the stage on wires, performing flips and not missing a note. Night Boat to Cairo was a great final song also, seeing them get everyone out from the sides of the stage to dance along onstage. A quite fantastic performance. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds were a very different act to follow Madness but they were excellent also. Their dark, strange sounds were accompanied by a man slowly descending over the Pyramid Stage - a determined Blur fan I'd say. BarnDoor, you'll be disappointed with me but I thought Blur were absolutely incredible also (though I did see the Boss!). I don't really have much to add to what CC said but I'd like to just mention This Is A Low and There's No Another Way as excellent moments in the set alongside the wonderful Tender, mentioned by CC.

The next day I spent about half an hour trying to wake up my mates while packing the tent up before finally unzipping it to see they weren't there. Off their heads on Ket, Coke, Pills and MD I thought I'd just leave them so I chucked a note in their tent and headed off with another lad. On the train on the way back, we had to stand and were a bit too far away from each other to chat properly so we started up a game of charades which the carriage joined in - legendary. Arriving home, I could only have two hours sleep before having to dress off and go to my sixth form ball which was a challenge to say the least after that weekend. Wonderful, wonderful times though.

Band of the Festival - All three headliners, Madness and Gaslight stake a claim here but overall it has to be Neil Young.
Song of the Festival - Neil Young - Rocking in the Free World
Moment of the Festival - Springsteen coming on to play with Gaslight.
New Band of the Festival - Soft Toy Emergency.
Best Day of the Festival - Saturday. Had everything.
Disappointment of the Festival - Missing Dan le Sac/missing Florence/Not meeting up with CC.

EDIT: Guess it wasn't that much shorter after all!
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Grow up Barn, music is subjective. I don't like some of the stuff you listen to, you don't like some (or it seems, a lot) of the stuff I don't listen to. It's always going to be that way. I'd expect you of all people to know that.
It wasn't really your musical taste, but that faggy paragraph about Blur, when you put all that emotional drivel. It was so emotive I almost wanked over it after vomiting over the screen.

I just bought the latest album by Linvoy Primus and the Cuntgrippers; I'm assuming you don't like that then?
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Disappointment of the Festival - Missing the rest of Neil Young/Missing most of Florence (I heard half a song or so)/Not meeting up with Papa/ or the rest of my friends that were going/O2 being a general fail on site when attempting to text people on site to meet up/Missing Madness.

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