The Smith joins My Bloody Valentine and Leonard Cohen at Benicassim

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Morrissey has been confirmed today (May 8) to perform at this year’s Benicassim Festival in Spain.

The former Smiths star last played the festival in 2006, and returns this year on the back of his greatest hits album.

Also newly confirmed for the four day festival which takes place from July 17 – 20, are Tricky, The Futureheads and Calvin Harris.

Moz is also due to play the Saturday Night Fiber – Benicàssim Day in Madrid on July 19. The all-dayer which takes place during the festival will also see other festival artists perform, including My Bloody Valentine, Babyshambles and Siouxsie.

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Artists confirmed to play Benicassim so far are:

Leonard Cohen
My Bloody Valentine
The Raconteurs
Hot Chip
Gnarls Barkley
Roisin Murphy
Spiritualized
Brian Jonestown Massacre
Justice Live
Beirut
Death Cab For Cutie
David Duriez
Eef Barzelay
Erol Alkan
Fujiya And Miyagi
John Acquaviva
Micah P. Hinson
Moriarty
These New Puritans
Richard Hawley
Supermayer
The Ting Tings
Tommie Sunshine
American Music Club
José González
Metope
Metronomy
The National
The New Pornographers
Robert Babicz
Siouxsie
Vive La Fête
The Rumblestrips
Black Lips
Nada Surf
Battles
The Glimmers
Kakovia
Yelle
Morrissey
Calvin Harris
Tricky
The Futureheads