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The Strokes 'returned to form' at Isle of Wight Festival

Wed 16 Jun 2010

The Strokes 'returned to form' at Isle of Wight Festival

A music journalist has told of how The Strokes gave a performance that proved they have returned to form at last weekend's Isle of Wight Festival.

Hazel Sheffield of the Telegraph said the New York rock band played an "incendiary" set on the Saturday night of the three-day event.

In her four-star review of the Isle of Wight Festival, which also saw headline sets from US rap superstar Jay-Z and former Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney, she added that the festival is a truly British affair.

"It is resolutely unpretentious and, while perhaps not about to rewrite festival history as it did in its heyday, it was a fitting start to a summer of events that just might," she said.

Fellow Isle of Wight-based music event Bestival could be one of the weekends music fans are most looking forward to, with The Prodigy and The Flaming Lips set to headline the bash, which takes place at Robin Hill Country Park from September 9th-12th 2010.

Posted by Louise Parkes ADNFCR-3083-ID-19840602-ADNFCR

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