Singer joins The Prodigy, Razorlight and Stereophonics

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Neil Young has been confirmed as the closing night headliner for this year’s Isle Of Wight festival on June 14.

The Canadian icon, who may or may not have released his Archives collection by June, will join previously announced headliners The Prodigy, Razorlight and Stereophonics, the latter two co-headline the festival on June 13.

Isle of Wight organiser John Giddings explained his joy at finally securing Young to play the annual event, saying: “I have tried every year since we restarted the festival to book Neil Young. His music is part of my life and has inspired generations ever since. I’m sure that his performance will be talked about for years to come.”

Confirmed acts for Isle of Wight, which takes place June 12-14 at Seaclose Park, so far are:

Neil Young

The Prodigy

Razorlight

Stereophonics

The Charlatans

Basement Jaxx

The Ting Tings

Pendulum

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