Glastonbury Line-up: Speculation Mounts!

Backstage at Glastonbury Festival 2003 by Mike Eccleshall
Backstage at Glastonbury Festival 2003 by Mike Eccleshall

Despite rumours circulating on the internet the festival organisers say that any line up news before the official announcement on June 2 should be taken as pure speculation

The excitable Glastonbury rumour mill has gone into overdrive, with a variety of websites claiming that the headliners for this year’s festival, said to be; Paul McCartney, Oasis and Muse, have been finalised.

However, the organisers have responded stressing that no official announcement has yet been made concerning the line up for Glastonbury 2004, and none are expected before June 2.

As for the rumours, Paul McCartney’s participation at Worthy Farm this year has been public knowledge for ages. Oasis are claiming on their official website to be “currently in talks about appearing on Friday night”, while Muse are yet to make any comment.

Other artists to have self-confirmed an appearance over the weekend are The Chemical Brothers and P J Harvey, and rumours of Prince, James Brown, OutKast, The Cure, Faithless, Christie Moore, Damien Rice and countless more have been doing the rounds for a while.

Tickets for the festival go on sale at 8pm on Thursday 1 April.