Video of Rolling Stones Glastonbury Set Goes Online

(hennemusic) The Rolling Stones headlined the Glastonbury festival for the first time on Saturday night and streaming video from their performance has been posted online.

"It was 43 years in the making, 50 years for them, and we've finally come together. We're on the same page at last," promoter Michael Eavis told The Guardian.

The capacity of the Pyramid stage area was expanded for the first time for the Stones, meaning a festival record of 100,000 saw the band perform their classics, starting with an energetic "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and ending with a soulful "You Can't Always Get What You Want," before the crowd-pleasing "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction."

The BBC broadcast the second hour of the band's headline set; a BBC Two spokesman said its coverage of the Stones peaked at 2.5 million viewers, compared with the peak of 2.2 million for Coldplay who headlined in the Saturday slot at the last Glastonbury festival in 2011. Watch the video here.

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