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- Posted on Jul 2nd 2010 7:30AM by Julian Marszalek
"It was great!" Slash enthuses as he recalls his Sunday afternoon Pyramid Stage appearance sandwiched between Norah Jones and former Kinks frontman Ray Davies. "It's a prestigious festival and I've been hearing about it for as long as I can remember -- mainly because of the mud! But it was a really cool gig and I didn't know what to expect."
And it was the unexpected that really sticks in Slash's mind for, rather than going completely ape in front of the stage, the audience took the time to absorb what Slash was doing.
"It's probably been the only festival this summer that the audience actually listened to the music," he says. "Usually at rock festivals you get this manic energy and that whole thing but with Glastonbury we had just as much fun playing but it just seemed that people were listening to every note of the music as opposed to the sake of the drama."
Beyond the stage, the guitarist was struck by the sheer scale and atmosphere of the Glastonbury festival and he managed to sneak a quick look around before his recognisable locks and hat attracted more attention than he wanted.
"We took one moment for a bit of a walkabout and it looked like one of those places where it would've been cool to have been anonymous."
With a bit of a disguise, maybe Slash could find himself watching the sun rise over the Stone Circle next year.