News

John Cale Debuts New Song At Glastonbury

John Cale Debuts New Song At Glastonbury

John Cale performed an impressive set at Glastonbury last night (June 27), even debuting a new song for the crowd.

Taking to the Park Stage around 9pm with a greeting of "hello campers", the veteran performed a set heavy on improvisation and extended versions of tracks.

The large crowd gathered to see him seemed particularly impressed with vintage tracks, including "Dirty Ass Rock 'n' Roll", taken from 1975's "Slow Dazzle".

Newer tracks, such as "Sold-Motel", from 2005's "blackAcetate", also got a warm reception, as did the sole new track Cale previewed, "Dancing Fool", which lasted for over six minutes.

Keep an eye on Uncut.co.uk for more on Glastonbury performances, and check out NME.COM for all the up-to-date news from the festival.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Some more thoughts on Kate Bush and Alice Gerrard


On Sunday, Kate Bush inadvertently staged a one-woman assault on the British charts. This week, 11 records in the Official UK Albums Chart are by Bush – not bad, really, for a woman who has only really released nine new studio albums in the past 36 years.

Apart...