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Sonic Youth For Glastonbury?
The Quietus , January 26th, 2009 09:02

Thurston Moore says he finds natural disaster element "charming"

Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has said he was dead keen for the middle-aged New York noise troupe to play this year's Glastonbury Festival, despite the rather muddy time of it they had in 1998. At that one, Kim Gordon walked a drumstick along her bass in her wellies.

Speaking to BBC 6Music, Moore said "I'm almost positive we'll definitely be doing one or two festivals in the UK.

"I wanna play Glastonbury because it's such a disaster camp and I really enjoy that. The general consensus amongst musicians I know is that it's like walking into the pit of hell, and in some way it really feels like that. The only times I've ever been there it's been so incredibly messed up.

"You're lucky to get through any perceptible, decent set at all and then there are these huge roving cameras on stage that are spinning around documenting the disaster. There's something about that I find really charming."

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