It feels like the biggest we've ever done" A lex Turner, Arctic Monkeys, relive the memories and treat yourself to some exclusive Reading Festival 2009 merch today!
Their new material lacked the instantaneous appeal of their first two albums but the crowd waited patiently to shriek mac os x 10.6 6 snow leopard the words "Scummy man!" or pogo to Brianstorm.
This means you get Brianstorm, I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor and Florescent Adolescent, while Alex wears sunglasses from the off and looks like the fifth Velvet.No, it was watching Alex Turner sweep his hair from his face for the umpteenth time and realising that his new curly curtains are hiding one of his most endearing features; that cheeky glint in his eye which translates to Turner's lyrics so well.The latter pulled in an admirable crowd who watched singer Alan Donohoe tear through Retreat, a song dedicated to the relentless pursuit of fun.The festival has been going, in one shape or another since its conception as a Jazz event in 1961, a time when audio was in its rock n roll infancy; before the invention of music as we know it today and the time when the.You'll have to try harder than that mate!And, as though emphasizing their dunno-what-the-fuss-is-about humility, theirs is a set utterly bereft of flash, flam or firework fountains during lengthy extended outros.
Attracting thousands of music fans, critical of the bands performances and really there just to enjoy the best that the festival has to offer, the Reading Festival has been a stalwart in the world of outdoor music.
From the early Jazz ramblings of Chris Barber (one of the co-founders of the original Reading Festival Johnny Dankworth and Humphrey Littleton, in the different location of Richmond, to Windsor, then Sunbury and eventually Reading, the festival has always been at the top of its.
Flowers and Football Tops, It's My Own Cheating Heart That Makes Me Cry and Sad Light still dazzled, as did the brilliant flashing glasvegas sign at the back of the stage.The organisers listen to the fans and obviously take note of their comments, which is why the festival is probably the first one that most people attend and always will.Music for the people.Today the only thing that matters is being here to witness the point when The People forged their own superstar from a scrawny kid from Rotherham.All of which cements his bands position as the best in the world today.None such luck for Ian Brown, whose back catalogue is a nest of gems but who sang as if he was absolutely tone deaf.Dunno what you're looking so pleased with yourself about, pal.Dont believe the hype, Reading, winks Arctic Monkeys Alex Turner.ViPAwI6aZs7U 2009: Main Stage, Leeds.And you weren't alone.