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Sunday 30 August 2015

Arcade Fire to headline Glastonbury

Published 19/12/2013

Arcade Fire have announced they will be headlining Glastonbury 2014
Arcade Fire have announced they will be headlining Glastonbury 2014

Arcade Fire have revealed they are among the headliners for the Glastonbury festival next summer.

The Canadian group - which recently played low-key UK shows under the name The Reflektors to promote fourth album Reflektor - will perform on the Friday evening of the Somerset event.

The group broke the news to fans by posting a picture online featuring four show dates in June next year, including the Glastonbury gig. The message was written in chalk on a piece of material draped on a sofa and next to a sequinned cushion.

Frontman Win Butler had already hinted that the band may play the event with a less-than-subtle comment during a radio interview last month.

Discussing plans to play summer festivals next year, he told DJ Jo Whiley: "G et your wellies ready."

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