A big star, and worse a former comedian, releasing an album, it’s a recipe for disaster right? Wrong. Hugh Laurie’s Let Them Talk more than delivered, comfortably exceeding limited expectations.
What is there to say about Rage Against The Machine? They said goodbye at Reading in 2000 and they made they made their triumphant return at Reading in 2008, killing it both times, naturally.
What is there left to say about Arcade Fire? They’ve got more five star live reviews than any band in recent history, not to mention three incredibly studio LPs and, of course, three unforgettable performances at Reading Festival.
Reading Festival veteran and Strictly live review Craig Brooks gives an extremely enthusiastic account of an album that he fell in love with during childhood, Weezer’s 1994 debut, The Blue Album
The Subways openly admit to loving Reading Festival, it’s their home turf, and for five years in the mid-2000s they ruled the roust with five blistering back to back performances.