The best of YouTube: #17

The Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival has played host to several of the acts featured in this week's Best of...
The Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival has played host to several of the acts featured in this week's Best of...

Every week MusicRadar trawls YouTube to bring you the greatest, funniest, weirdest and most interesting music clips and videos on the internet

This week we've got a Glastonbury theme, whether it's the artists playing in 2008, silent discos or proper hippies...


1. The Verve in 1997
If they still play this well, their reunion is well worth it.

2. Seasick Steve
And his one-stringed geetar.

3. John Mayer goes acoustic
A quality unplugged version of Heart Of Life.

4. Hallelujah, it's Leonard Cohen
What a bizarre TV show…

5. Jeff Buckley
Bettering Cohen's original? We think so. (Buckley's not at Glastonbury this year. Obviously.)


1. Massive Attack
The video for 1994's Teardrop. Genius or bizarre?

2. Squarepusher
A rare interview from the mid-'90s

3. The weirdness of the silent disco
Addictive TV are back at Glastonbury this year.

4. Björk playing Jóga live
The genre-spanning artist wanted to create something truly unique for her Homogenic album by mixing 'volcanic beats' and strings. Judging by this live performance, she succeeded.

5. Jay-Z and Timbaland in the studio
"I'm the greatest"! spouts Timbaland. Yes you are. And modest too...


1. Stone circle drumming
Why does everyone think they can drum as soon as they get to Somerset?

2. The Pink Fairies Maching Drums Band, Glastonbury 1971
F***ing hippies!

3. Thom Yorke drums with Radiohead
Disappointed Radiohead aren't at Glasto this year? Cheer up: here they are playing Bangers 'n' Mash - with two of 'em drumming.

4. Lars Ulrich and Bob Rock interviewed
Metallica's drummer and the legendary producer on recording the drums to The Black Album.

5. Zak Starkey with Oasis at Glastonbury
Rumour has it Ringo's son has recently parted company with Oasis - so here's one of his first gigs with the Brit-rock pioneers, at Glastonbury 2004.

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