U2's Edge rocks Glastonbury with Muse
Fest also featured Gorillaz, Radiohead, World Cup screeningLONDON -- Global rockers U2 may have missed out on their chance to headline at Glastonbury, thanks to Bono's injured back, but guitarist The Edge did make it to Britain's premier music festival, appearing with indie band Muse on Saturday night.
Muse wooed the delighted audience with a spectacular light show as well as a rendition of U2's hit "Where the Streets Have No Name," which became a massive singalong for the thousands gathered around Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage.
Earlier, headliners Gorillaz -- who stepped in at the last minute when U2 pulled out -- disappointed crowds with their dystopian opening set, leaving many milling away from the scene before the set was over despite the presence of such luminaries as Snoop Dogg, Sean Ryder and Lou Reed.
Glastonbury celebrated its 40th anniversary as music fans bathed in sunlight and soaring temperatures. The event was a far cry from the human mudbath it has often proved to be in years past.
This festival, which played host to the likes of Shakira, Scissor Sisters and Radiohead, also erected screens so that the audience could watch England's 4-1 defeat at the hands of Germany, before a final playout from Stevie Wonder.