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Morrissey, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Hop Farm Festival

Morrissey, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Hop Farm Festival

An all-star veteran line-up bathe in nostalgia and old glories in Kent

Morrissey: Mean, moody, magnificent and giving a pretty meaty performance from the committed vegetarian

It cannot be easy being a veteran pop star on tour. All you want to do are your lovely new songs and all your fans want to hear are your golden oldies. Two weeks ago Ringo Starr showed that he has clearly got to an age where he has decided to give the fans what they want and last night in a sun-kissed field in Kent three more icons embraced their past and bathed in the golden glow of nostalgia.

Pop gave the audience what they wanted, behaving like the oldest teenager in town

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