There’s sure to be much more interest regarding the inclusion of Alt-J after their recent Mercury prize award. The four-piece, who formed while at Leeds University, will play the Radio1/NME stage. The bands album, “An Awesome Wave” contiues to sell well and reached number 13 in the UK album chart.
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Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn said: “I’ve got quite a strong buzz and feeling in myself in the changes that I’m making there””I’m still formulating the ideas. There will be quite a bit more dance music, quite a bit more other bits and pieces.”
A new deposit scheme has also been introduced for the ticket presale. Fans can pay a one-off amount of £50 before 31st December to secure a weekend ticket at 2012 prices.