The Feeling: the hits just kept coming
Emma LeeWatch your backs, Scouting for Girls. You might think you've cornered the Radio Friendly Indie Boy Band market, but the Feeling are back.Emma Lee
The Feeling, Word Arena
Watch your backs, Scouting for Girls. You might think you've cornered the Radio Friendly Indie Boy Band market, but the Feeling are back. And they'll be wanting their crown returned, if that's okay.
Never having considered myself a 'fan' of the Feeling as such, I was surprised that I knew so many of the words to their songs.
But then as they were the most played band on UK radio in 2006, maybe it's not such a surprise.
Wearing their love of ELO, Queen and 70s Elton on their sleeve they conquered the charts with infectious, feelgood tracks like Sewn, Never Be Lonely and Fill My Little World.
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And they were all present and correct in their comeback set.
Singer Dan explained that having visited Latitude last year as a punter and loving it, he couldn't wait to come back and take to the stage.
Still in the process of recording their third album, they road-tested one new track, which bodes well for what fans have in store.
But apart from that that the hits just came coming, including Join With Us, Love It When You Call and an old live favourite, a cover of Video Killed the Radio Star, by the Buggles, which was as crowd pleasing as ever.
There was a swoon of approval as singer Dan ripped off his shirt, and he pulled some classic rock star poses with his guitar during the set's finale.
You'd have to have been very heart-hearted indeed not to have fallen for their charms.
You can't fight the Feeling.