Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 15:52 GMT, Friday, 15 August 2008 16:52 UK
Neon Neon added to Bestival bill
Neon Neon
Neon Neon have been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize

Mercury Award nominees Neon Neon and Noah And The Whale have been added to this year's Bestival line-up.

Florence And The Machine, Alphabeat and Filthy Dukes have also joined the bill at the three day event.

They join the likes of My Bloody Valentine, Foals, Crystal Castles, The Human League, Pendulum, Metronomy, Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong and The Breeders.

This year's event takes place over the weekend of 5-7 September.

Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, Erol Alkan and Roots Manuva will also perform DJ sets at the festival.

They join a host of DJs already on the bill including Radio 1's Annie Mac and Rob da Bank.

Noah And The Whale
Noah And The Whale have just released their debut album
Other table turners include Yoda, Layo & Bushwacka, Slam former S-Xpress man Mark Moore, DJ Hype, Bailey, TC, Sub Focus, Chase & Status and Dexys Midnight Runners frontman Kevin Rowland.

An A-Z Bestival 2008 compilation, compiled by da Bank for the 100th release on the Sunday Best label is also due to be released on September 1. Five "Golden tickets "to Bestival will be hidden in the first batch of albums.

Neon Neon, made up Super Furry Animals' front-man Gruff Rhys and über-producer Boom Bip, were recently shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize. alongside Radiohead and The Last Shadow Puppets, for their concept album Stainless Style.

The record is loosely based on the life and times of John De Lorean, the creator of the car which featured in the Back To The Future trilogy.

Noah And The Whale also recently scored their biggest chart hit with 5 Years Time.

Bestival line far
Thursday, 21 February 2008, 16:57 GMT |  Music
Oasis announce UK tour on Radio 1
Friday, 15 August 2008, 10:06 GMT |  Music
Kings of Leon play V warm-up gig
Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:21 GMT |  Music
In pictures: Madonna reaches 50
Friday, 15 August 2008, 13:17 GMT |  Entertainment
'I chased Cheryl for two years'
Friday, 15 August 2008, 09:42 GMT |  Entertainment
New shows in Radio 1 shake-up
Thursday, 14 August 2008, 09:46 GMT |  Music

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific