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  1. strummer77

    The Rock Slot

    I think Glastonbury have shown they’ll consider all these days. Also Green Day are a lot poppier and cross over into the mainstream more than Metallica. They’re somewhere between the Food and the Killers
  2. strummer77

    The Rock Slot

    I think they’d be like the Killers in the sense a lot would initially be a bit underwhelmed by it but that equally a lot would be happy to catch them and they would probably go down really well. If they were alongside the Mac and another I think it would work. We’ll see if it ever happens though!
  3. strummer77

    The Rock Slot

    Just checked and their last album went to number 1 in the UK and (if you ignore that weird uno/dos/tres thing they did) so did their previous two. Sold out Hyde Park a couple of years back etc etc.
  4. strummer77

    The Rock Slot

    Yep they are clearly big enough to headline really. They’re as big or bigger than loads of acts who have played in the last decade. They would go down well too I thought 2021 was a lot more likely than 2020 - but if they're back in the studio it’s definitely possible.
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    2020 headliners

    That's because a 'new' band headlining on APE would be on a very clear upward trajectory that would be heading towards headliners (I mean Pyramid). I think Nick is great but although is popularity is strong right now, he is probably at the peak popularity he is going to be at. He's not a small Other Stage headliner in my opinion (he's subbed afterall) but I don't see him as an Glastonbury festival headliner right now.
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    2020 headliners

    Yep. love Nick and the National, and they are big acts who could in theory do it if they have to, but in reality they don't crossover into the mainstream as much as many other acts and their show would go down a lot better to an adoring crowd in another slot - like Other Stage headliner.
  7. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    Most of my bunch were split between Coldplay and EW&F. I went on my own but managed to find some old friends I hadn’t seen for ages. Would say that was the one evening I’ve been to where so many went different ways and all had a great time. The end of a challenging festival and the right bands were all on the right stages playing to the right people. Mans that’s why The National would nail the Other slot. Would be one for the ages against someone popular and mainstream.
  8. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    Feel that The National are Other Stage headliners. I’d rather see a band like that go down a storm on the Other Stage than be lost a bit amongst the wider Pyramid audience. Feel The National on The Other Stage has LCD vibes of greatness
  9. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    I think mentioning just two implies they got more. It’s silly to pretend everyone except the Stones has got exactly the same amount. It will vary year on year as currencies fluctuate and different bands will have different costs, crees and expenses to consider. The ‘standard fee’ is basically a starting point and a guide which is pretty close. If it was a steadfast rule then they’d never be negotiating.
  10. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    I think that's it apart from possibly Green Day. The lead singer was on the farm checking it out so if that gives Taylor a mention it may well give Green Day a hope as well. Also I think R.E.M. seems really really unlikely. The band have been quite adamant they aren't returning over the years.
  11. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    Michael also suggested he paid more for Macca and Coldplay in the past (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40273111). This standard fee thing is taken as gospel for some reason, I'm sure there is going to be variance when there's different numbers of people involved and travel arrangements etc.
  12. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    There is a 'standard fee' but in fairness there has been variation on that fee in the past, (and the fee would go up over the years) so I don't think Matt is wrong to think that's possible.
  13. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    I think he meant Glastonbury. Blur have toured and had a new album since Glastonbury
  14. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    I was thinking more in terms of where would they play next year - but then again maybe if the 50th line-up is super strong they might take a sub slot or similar.
  15. strummer77

    2020 headliners

    To be fair (as I’ve learned) Pilton info is crap for Glastonbury (especially if it comes from Michael) but there are locals have tended to know the PP headliner fairly reliably. That said KoL doesn’t make much sense to me and those that have tended to know haven’t said anything is sorted yet.
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