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Dizzee Rascal claims Glastonbury bosses were too ‘scared’ to make him a headliner over Gorillaz

Dizzee Rascal claims Glastonbury bosses were too ‘scared’ to make him a headliner over Gorillaz
Rapper was surprised not to be moved up to top billing when U2 had to pull out in 2010

ディジー・ラスカル 言った グラストンベリー organisers “didn’t have the confidence” to make him a headliner at the 2010 お祭り.

The “Dance Wiv Me” artist had a spot near the top of the bill that year, with him performing after acts such as Snoop Dogg and Vampire Weekend.

His performance was initially placed immediately before the original headliners, U2, but the Irish band were forced to pull out of the festival when frontman Bono suffered a back injury.

ディジー, 本名ディランミルズ, assumed he would simply be moved up to become a headliner, but instead festival bosses brought in Gorillaz to replace U2.

Speaking recently on JD’s In The Duffle Bag ポッドキャスト, Dizzee said: “I should have headlined Glastonbury. I’ve done Glastonbury since I think 2008, that might have been the first time I did it. I was one from the headline, and then someone dropped out, so they should have moved me up, but then they put on Gorillaz or someone.”

彼が追加した: “It’s the confidence, they didn’t have the confidence. Even though they’d seen me smashing the s*** out of it, they were just scared. And then Gorillaz came on, and no offence to them, but you’re not getting the same thing. You can’t put them on after me – are you alright?」

独立者 has contacted Glastonbury for comment.

Today marks the 18th anniversary of Dizzee’s debut album, ダコーナーの少年, 「ILuvU」や「FixUp」などのヒット曲が含まれています, かっこよく決めます".

He is playing a run of shows this August in London and Swindon.