The Glastonbury Festival prides itself on being a broad church of musical worship. At 9:30 Saturday evening over a dozen music acts alone are doing their thing somewhere in this valley. Indie bands the Kooks and the Editors are playing on the two big stages, while Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur and The Good, The Bad, and The Queen, is coordinating Africa Express in the Park area, an eight hour session bringing together western acts with African musicians. Unfortunately, the Park Area is a treacherous mudslide. Anything up a slope now involves falling over.
Beirut-born British disco-pop act Mika is in the much cozier club-like environs of Dance East, the largest of the collection of dance tents. Mika is at home here in this campest of tents. He uses his chameleon-like vocal range to whip through his technicolor pop debut album, "Life in a Cartoon Motion" plus disco cover versions including the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams." The crowd goes mad for hits "Love Today" and "Grace Kelly." Now, which way back to that treacherous mudslide?
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