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  1. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    Odd that this is the worst line up I can think of yet it's the first time weekend tickets have sold out for about ten years.
  2. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    They haven't for a few years apart from the headliners. There'll be a live stream though, I'd imagine.
  3. VCK

    Friday Headliner

    Just imagine. Didn't happen in 2006 yet will in 2018. The mind boggles.
  4. VCK

    Has anyone here ever met Jarvis Cocker of Pulp?

    This Is Hardcore is their best album. A masterpiece, overshadowed by the fact it followed their most well known album and isn't as poppy and accessible as Different Class was.
  5. VCK

    2019 festival

    If Foals are around next year I reckon they are in with a shout of being outright headliners.
  6. VCK

    2019 Headliners

    Arctic Monkeys Madonna Foals
  7. VCK

    Has anyone here ever met Jarvis Cocker of Pulp?

    Seems like an incredibly likeable bloke and by all reports, he is. He just needs to reunite Pulp again.
  8. VCK

    R+L Headliner Bracket Game

    Pulp / Pixies
  9. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    Yorkshire Burrito? They're based in London too, so that's appropriation of both Mexican and Yorkshire culture. And as someone from Yorkshire, I feel oppressed!
  10. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    Surprised at there being no Gaslight Anthem, they have a pretty strong history with the festival.
  11. VCK

    2019 Stage Predictions

    Tool to headline the Other Stage.
  12. 2012 specifically. Throw in Peace and Palma Violets and you've already got a nostalgia fest for that year.
  13. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    Never got The Courteeners, never will. Can't help but feel that the fact they're from Manchester has helped boost their popularity because of the music press's hard on for that city, despite Oasis being the last genuinely great band to emerge from there, which was nearly 25 years ago now.
  14. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    In the 90s and 2000s V line ups were not too dissimilar to Reading and Leeds, just with a few more "commercial friendly" acts thrown in. They had Radiohead and Morrissey headline one year, and have also had acts like Sonic Youth, Pixies, and QOTSA play in the past. It seemed to get a lot of leftover acts from Reading and Leeds the previous year. It's only been a fairly recent thing that it's been pure mainstream pop. It'd be great if it did come back this year, and they outdid Reading and Leeds. Would answer a lot of questions if the headliners were Foo Fighters and Arctic Monkeys too.
  15. VCK

    Lineup 2018

    Apparently Nas' crowd was pretty dead in 2016, and he is, to a lot of people, the greatest rapper of all time. If a band is huge enough like the Roses then they will go down great. I saw them at both Heaton Park and then Leeds last summer and both times there was a lot of younger people there. But if the festival didn't book them in 2016 when they were touring, and not at V or Glastonbury, and instead opted for Biffy despite them headlining just a few years prior, then that speaks volumes. They missed a real trick there. Day tickets would have sold out. Maybe the likes of the Manics or Pixies wouldn't go down too well with the younger crowd, but the promoters need to acknowledge that it's not just 16 - 20 year olds who go. The 2010 line up was a perfect example of blending old and new.
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