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Amy Winehouse headlines Bestival
By Damian Jones
Newsbeat reporter

Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse performing at the V Festival in the summer

Amy Winehouse has played her last scheduled show of the year after closing the second night at Bestival.

Despite turning up 40 minutes late for her headline performance, the singer arrived to huge cheers at Robin Hill Country Park.

But her late appearance meant organisers had to cut her set short and she was forced to rush through her two biggest hits Valerie and Rehab.

Many fans were pleased to see her play after they feared she may not turn up.

Happy fans

The show came just over a week after she pulled out of Rock en Seine in Paris with illness just hours before she was due to go onstage.

Rosalie Edwards, 29, who travelled all the way from Port Talbot in South Wales was keeping her fingers crossed that Winehouse would make it this time.

Amy Winehouse setlist
Addicted
Just Friends
Tears Dry On Their Own
Cupid
Back To Black
Wake Up Alone
Love Is A Losing Game
You Know I'm No Good
Me And Mr Jones
Valerie/Rehab
She said: "I'm a big fan of Amy Winehouse all the way. Every time I've tried to see her before, tickets have sold out straight away. I'd be devastated if she didn't come onstage, she's awesome."

The theme of the second day at Bestival was fancy dress with much of the crowd appearing as sea creatures.

Winehouse's nine-piece band also got in the spirit, wearing white sailor outfits.

The singer went on to play a host of songs from her second album Back To Black, but 35 minutes into the set she told the crowd: "Bestival I have been told I've got to wrap it up after the next song."

She then introduced each member of her band.

Organisers granted her an extra five minutes in which she performed a cover of The Zutons hit Valerie. She cut the song short and told the band to play Rehab.

'Final performance'

Following the show some fans said they really enjoyed what is set to be her final performance of 2008.

Jessica Mould, 20, from London said: "I thought she was very good and I thought her band were superb.

"But I thought she could have come out with a bit more of an upbeat song to start us off on. She ended really well and I ended up really enjoying it."

Other fans were disappointed though. Sam Cooke, 30, from Liverpool said: "I was looking forward to seeing her but it was a bit of a disappointment.

"I think they're brilliant songs but she seems to have got bored of them."

Earlier in the day Hot Chip arrived onstage dressed as a knight, a dragon and Donald Duck for a set which included Ready For The Floor, One Pure Thought and Over And Over.

Grace Jones also made a surprise appearance during a rain drenched set, as did The Specials who played their first gig in 27 years.



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