The electronic brothers and the pop legends in Duran Duran are added to the line-up alongsinde the electronica wizard Jamie xx and audience favourite Damien Rice
When you’re thanked on the debut albums of both Daft Punk and Fatboy Slim, you know you’ve made a splash on the electronic music scene. Hits like ”Setting Sun”, ”Block Rockin’ Beats”, ”Go”, ”Hey Boy Hey Girl”, ”Galvanize”, and ”Let Forever Be” then secured The Chemical Brothers enormous mainstream success, and their inventive and wildly intense shows always guarantee a massive party. It’s been eight years since the brothers last worked it out in Denmark, so it’s a long awaited return from the duo, who last year released the critically acclaimed album ”Born in the Echoes”.
The Chemical Brothers will perform Friday during NorthSide 2016
Duran Duran have sold over 100 million records, have been honoured with seven prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards, alongside countless other accolades, and for the last three decades have continued to perform for screaming fans all over the world. Duran Duran’s confirmation as headliner for NorthSide this summer is much anticipated, as their last visit to Denmark was in 2008, where they played concerts in both Odense and in KB Hallen.
Duran Duran will perform Sunday at NorthSide 2016
– We have had incredible success with late night electronic parties with acts like Justice and Underworld, so the expectations for the show from The Chemical Brothers are quite frankly extremely high. But I also feel very confident in saying that we’re in for a party, when Duran Duran hit the stage Sunday night. They have such a ridiculous amount of hits that it’s bound to be a great party, says spokesperson for NorthSide, John Fogde.
Also added in musician and producer Jamie xx, who has recently had hits with ”I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” and ”Loud Places” from the Grammy and Mercury Prize nominated album ”In Colour”. His mix of atmospheric electronica and hard hitting bangers will close out Saturday night at NorthSide, and the following day will see the return of the fabulous Irish songwriter Damien Rice, who is finally back with a new album.
The line-up for NorthSide 2016 is now as follows: Beach House, Beck, Bernhoft, Bloc Party, C Duncan, Caribou, Damien Rice, Deftones, Duran Duran, Iggy Pop, Jamie xx, Lukas Graham, Malk de Koijn, Sigur Rós, The Chemical Brothers, The Minds of 99, Ukendt Kunstner, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Velvet Volume, Wilco, Yeasayer, and Yelawolf.