Electric Picnic have announced the lineup (most of it anyway) for next weekend. Go here.
Straightaway, we can detect weeping and gnashing of teeth as Richard Hawley and Explosions in the Sky conduct a music festival equivalent of Celebrity Deathmatch on Saturday.
Dexys also go up against Wild Beasts earlier on that day.
And unless you’re Padre Pio (famous bi-locative saint), it won’t be possible to catch all of Villagers and The Cure on Saturday either (are the same people even into Villagers and The Cure? – Ed.).
Or The Horrors and The Roots.
In fact, Saturday in Stradbally is looking like one of those festival pileups from hell.
As far as I could make out, Metronomy weren’t clashing with anyone else I would want to see…