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The Oxford quintet’s penchant for experimentation had seen them become increasingly opaque, but last year’s A Moon Shaped Pool saw them re-ascending the peaks they scaled in the Nineties.
Having often adopted a scorched earth policy to playing their old material live, they revisited favourites such as No Surprises and Fake Plastic Trees at London’s Roundhouse last year. First Aid Kit will combine warm-hearted Americana with studied Nordic cool when they play the Pyramid Stage (i Player, 2.45pm).
Toots And The Maytals, fronted by veteran Jamaican Toots Hibbert, have perfected an energetic blend of reggae and soul and their set on the West Holts Stage (BBC4, 7pm) will feature favourites Pressure Drop and Monkey Man.
He withdrew due to a family illness, but did turn up to duet with headliners Coldplay.Having been forced to cancel two years ago after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg when falling off stage in Sweden (they were replaced by Florence The Machine) the Foo Fighters finally get to play Glastonbury’s blue-riband Saturday slot (BBC2, 9.45pm).Grohl, once the drummer in Nirvana, now fronts a six-piece band capable of adding softer, acoustic textures to their fast, bruising garage rock.He may have turned 81 yesterday, but one performer capable of delivering the kind of hits-fuelled set that Glastonbury craves is Texan country legend Kris Kristofferson (BBC4, 8pm).Many of his best known songs were made famous by others, including Me And Bobby Mc Gee (Janis Joplin) and Help Me Make It Through The Night (Gladys Knight & The Pips), but Kristofferson will deliver them with a ring of authenticity.But, as she showed at the One Love Concert in Manchester, she is a formidable performer.