Charli XCX

Reading Festival 2015 – Charli XCX

I admit it, I’m a music snob.

Never in a million years would I have ever bought a ticket to watch pop Princess Charli XCX.  I am big enough to admit that’s can mean that I miss out on some good music at times.

Whilst at Reading Festival I was on my way to watch and photograph Catfish and the Bottlemen when the heavens opened and the rain poured down.  With a half hour to spare i thought it might be fun to pop in to the dance stage to photograph Charli XCX.  I was amazed at what I found.  This girl was a bunch of fun.  Her energy, enthusiasm and attitude were amazing.  Now I have to say that Charli’;s style of pop rap really isn’t my thing but my word this girl is entertaining!

Check out my photographs.

This entry was posted in A Post A Day Photo Challenge, Reading Festival 2015 and tagged , , , , , , on by .

About The Sound of Summer

Hi, I am Alan. I live in Broadstone, Dorset with my wife, Shirley, my son, Ryan and two dogs called Bailey and Jasper. I have recently retired after working in the Armed Forces and in Public Service since 1977 so I now have a bit more time to do the things I love. Music is a huge part of my life and always has been. I have a broad taste in music and can find something to enjoy in most styles of music. I have always been attracted to music which has something to say, is outside the mainstream and is perhaps a bit rebellious. I guess my early influences were late 1970's Punk and new wave bands, especially those who came out of Northern Ireland where I grew up. I loved Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Rudi, Starjets etc but also bands like The Ramones, The Clash, The Jam and so on. I like singer songwriters including Van Morrison, Springsteen, Neil Young & Bob Dylan and in recent years I have become more interested in folk and acoustic music but I also love the sort of high drive energetic Folk/Punk music delivered by bands like The Levellers, Leatherat, Ferocious Dog and many others who frequent the UK Festival scene. I have long since lost the desire to spend my holidays laying around in the sun and these days am much more likely to be found in a muddy field somewhere in the UK during the festival season.

Sing out here if you want to be heard!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s