Glastonbury began to lose its truly alternative spirit about a decade ago when the likes of Robbie Williams performed on the main Pyramid Stage. When the tabloids ran photographs of C-list celebrities, catwalk models & reality TV figures at the festival, I decided to ignore most of the TV coverage; an event designed to benefit CND, Greenpeace, etc. had become little more than another fixture on the summer season circuit.
However, I caught some of the coverage on Friday & yesterday. One number, in particular, caught the mood of the festival, Elbow's "One Day Like This":