Rihanna: "I'd love to play Glastonbury"

Will the singer take her umbrella to Worthy Farm?

Photographer:Peter Corkhill

Dane Cobain - 05 January 2011

Speaking to Q magazine, she said: “I'd love to play Glastonbury. I have heard so many things about what happens there.

"I love rock music. I love Kings Of Leon and The Prodigy. You could have nightmares about that guy with the clown face and the weird hair. That's a look to scare little kids, right?"

Dropping a hint for festival organisers Michael and Emily Eavis, she added: “I think I could rock the stage at Glastonbury, no question.

"I know since Jay-Z played they are open to a lot more R&B. And ‘Umbrella’ would be the perfect song for that place too."

Fatboy Slim, The Coral and The Rabbit Food Spasm Band have self-confirmed for the summer festival.

More artists are expected to be announced in the spring.

Big names tipped to join the line-up include U2, Prince, Coldplay, Radiohead, Pulp and Bon Jovi, with bookmakers William Hill offering odds of 33/1 that a reformed ABBA will make an appearance.

Tickets for the festival sold out in a matter of hours, but a small number of resale tickets are expected to be released in April.

Full details about the ticket sale will be available on Virtual Festivals closer to the time.


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