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Ed Balls

Former Labour MP Ed Balls has slated Radiohead's "dirge-like" Glastonbury set.

The politician attended the Worthy Farm event at the weekend, and was papped while waiting in the queues for the showers.

Social media infamy aside, it seems that Ed Balls got through quite a lot in his weekend at Glastonbury, noting his ups and downs for the Guardian.

While the "breathtakingly brilliant" Clean Bandit and "excellent" Goan fish curry gaining his approval, Ed Balls was not a fan of Radiohead.

He writes: "When we move down to the Pyramid stage, the atmosphere for Radiohead is funereal, the end of each song barely acknowledged by anyone other than the hardcore fans at the front. People around us chat through the songs, openly bored at the dirge-like offerings."

"And yes, there is a good reason why the large screens sit either side of the stage to help faraway audiences stay engaged; if you fill the feed with fuzzy, blurry, psychedelic pap, then it’s no wonder you lose your audience. What a contrast to go over to the Other stage and join the energy, excitement and musical wizardry of Major Lazer. It would have had me bouncing on the bed at home."

Check out the full piece HERE.

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