not sure whether to trust this or not.
I'm going to get a refund...
(cue lots of dull posts about 'it's all about the little stages'; yeah, whatever - I want The White Stripes or Orbital or Nirvana or somefuckingthing...)
i have a feeling they might play, seeing as how they are playing again after their hiatus, and they've had many a famous set there before.
i think they might have clashed with Muse last time they played, i seem to remember only seeing the end of their set.
Bastard main stage clashes.
The lack of flag ban is very annoying.
U2, muse and stevie wonder, thats pretty piss poor
the other two are pretty Big. I'm not going to make any effort to see U2, but Muse put on a great show, or at least they used to...
seen them on every tour they played up until recently. from small gigs in unis to big festival arena gigs, but after i saw them on the black holes tour i was severley disapointed and i refuse to ever go see them again
I like U2, really like Muse, and woudl love to Stevie Wonder.
Not sure what more you cna expect from a big festival...
One of the biggest bands of all time; one of the biggest bands of the last 10 years; one of the biggest (not to mention influential and sheerly talented) solo artists of all time.
Granted, all three could be said to be pompous and a bit over-blown but they've got a fucking strong set of three there if you look at it from an objective perspective.
not big, its just i thought they would pull out all the stops and get sumthin/sumone truly amazing to headline, it being 40 years anniversary and that
seriously listen to superstition and tell me that is not something truly amazing.
but still, im unimpressed with those headliners regardless of how good that song is
Rolling Stones asked for £2 million
Macca did it in '04 (I know, so did Muse, but he was more of a one-off spectacle to repeat)
Bowie doesn't want to come out of hiding just yet
so who else?
Seriously, I dunno... Pulp? Beyoncé? Phil Collins? Oasis? White Stripes? Coldplay? Jay-Z? Gorillaz? Lady fucking Gaga?
Abba? Diana Ross? Bjork? The Knife? LCD Soundsystem? M.I.A.? Rihanna? Arctic Monkeys? R.E.M.? Black Sabbath? Motorhead? Pixies?
Not selling many records at all for about 12 years now. They flatter to deceive.
I think Stevie Wonder could be good as long as he doesn't play lots of things like 'Isn't she lovely' and 'I just called to say I love you'. My reservation are, having seen a fair few of these acts from yesteryear before, they usually can't sing for shit anymore or spend the set mashing up their classic songs with motivational speeches or terrible tracks from their new record.
Anyhow, I'll wait and see what's announced. I know it's not the be all and end all but it's just .... so... dull?
I think people still like U2.
Double disappointment. Firstly you prove me wrong. Secondly, that link fails to be regarding a Travelling Wilburys reunion. It wouldn't be much of a reunion though I guess...
White Stripes aren't doing anything at the moment
Jay Z headlined 2 years ago
Gaga played last year
Stevie would be good though. They should get Wevie Stonder also.
but neither has he!
WHy can't Stevie Wonder tell the time?
Fail joke in advance.
Blink 182 for Leeds/Reading?
i'd place a very large amount og money on it.
I think my Glastonbury days are over. These sorts of acts aren't the kinds of people to re-attract me. If anything they do the opposite.
You've actually BEEN to Glastonbury and you're still bringing out the "I don't like the Pyramid Stage headliners so it's not worth going" argument?
because apart from watching the three headliners on the main stage there is nothing else to do at Glastonbury
The other two...meh.
I'm sure the lineup will be incredible though. A bit more The National/Pavement (both headlining The Park stage on different nights please!) and the like, and I'll be a happy bunny.
alongside Mercury Rev and Mogwai closing on the Sunday night of the other stage. Brilliant. One of my best festival evenings ever.
but there can be no denying that Muse are an absolutely sensational live band. The only person I've ever known to say they were rubbish live is Fistyness above...
i saw them play on the first album tours - brilliant! , again the origin tours - brilliant, absolution tour- awesome! then i saw them when black holes had come out and it was godawful, they played like one song off the debut album, a cupple off the second and most of the set was made up with pompous stadium cheesy queen-like radio friendly rock riffs! something that never used to happen, i was gutted :(
And every year everyone goes "Oh that's rubbish"
And every year they nail it
Stevie on Sunday is going to be a giant party. Though he's going to clash with the Chemical Brothers headlining the Other Stage :s
announced one headliner for download? surely you cant mean ACDC?
a couple of years ago, but yea they did
Why the fuck did you spend the best part of £200 on a ticket for a festival where no bands had been announced. Especially when Glastonbury has a tradition of bland mainstream bands headlining. Just simply get a refund, it's no big deal.
my other post above was not meant to be in reply to meths
http://drownedinsound.com/community/boards/music/4229460#r5154250 poor English i'll agree
how much people on this thread will laud the announced headliners, absolutely none of them excite me- no not even muse- it's not all about pyrotechnics and spaceman pyjamas: http://www.mrx.no/albums/Music01/Muse_Live_in_Iceland_03.sized.jpg - Have to agree with vamos- M.I.A., beyonce, R.E.M., or gorillaz would all be more exciting.
That said the other stage always has a few big'ens so all is not lost!
I hope this is true!
"Other stars on this year's Glastonbury bill will include Dizzee Rascal, Corinne Bailey Rae, Andy Williams and Jack Johnson."
Oh good. Still, two (Dizzee & Stevie) out of 7 bands announced so far isn't bad...
Which field is the dance tent in again?
"I didn't think he'd play Moon River and then BAM! Second encore"
He was quite good, in a 'lots of young people standing around drinking port ironically and going lalalalalalala pretending to be in Oceans Eleven whilst saying 'OMG MY MUM WILL BE SOOOOOOOO JEALOUS!?!?! LOL' to their mate in a piece of inappropriate suit wear' kinda way.
It's not admittedly an hour of my life I've spent the last decade longing to repeat
they're gonna pull out all the stops to make sure the site vibrates with ecstasy - even if you can't stand the sound of 'Supersitition' or 'Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill me'.
Blue join him on stage for a one-off performance of 'signed, sealed, delivered'. That's a nailed on 'Glasto moment' right there folks.
I must admit im really disappointed with the headliners at Glasto,Muse and U2??!!unimpressed!There's no denying though that Stevie was a musical geunius in his day and to say that it will probs be the only chance that I will ever get to see him i can't complain!Muse and U2 are piss poor headliners though,i expected something more special for the 40th anniversary........but theres still time!and im sure there'll be lots of surprises that won't be revealed until nearer the time.If there were some bands to reform just for the anniversary then that would be special!fingers crossed!
nor a machine to make him younger.
Probably for the same reason why if Paul McCartney was headlining then his fans would want to see him at 67 years old!....but i can see why you'd say that.i just think that it will be very special to see him performing live.if he performs the classics,which im sure he will,then it'll be amazing!and like i said before,knowing that for me it'll probs be the only opportunity that i'll get to see him live makes it all the more special.Plus,its the 40th anniversary so in my eyes its celebrating 40years of music,so does the age of the performers really matter if they are musical icons?
P.S that isn't supposed to sound harsh if it does!just want to hear your view.
I wouldn't go as far as to say that i 'worship' him but i do think that hes very talented and has been influential in the music industry so the way i see it is if i have the chance to see an artist of his calibre im going to take it,its not a bad thing!its not that i feel the 'need' to see him perform its that i would very much like to see him perform before the opportunity has gone,therefore,i feel it is not to be missed.
They're playing Primavera too.