GLASTONBURY, England: It was a sun-drenched love affair between Diana Ross and revellers at Glastonbury on Sunday when the U.S. singer performed within the “legends” slot on the ultimate day of the competition.
Sporting a glowing robe, feather head-dress and earrings that might double as small chandeliers, Ross began the celebration with “I am Coming Out”.
The singer and actress, who has bought greater than 100 million data worldwide, achieved fame with 1960’s Motown group the Supremes earlier than she launched her solo profession in 1970.
Supremes’ songs “Child Love”, “Cease! Within the Title of Love” and “You Cannot Hurry Love” delighted the gang. “So many songs about love,” she mirrored.
Ross, who’s 78, was resulting from play Glastonbury in 2020 earlier than the pandemic brought about the competition to be cancelled for 2 years.
“I stayed robust and I used to be decided to get right here with you,” she mentioned. “I am so excited.”
Her set included “Thank You”, the title observe of the album recorded within the pandemic and launched in November 2021. Some tv viewers complained on-line that the soul legend missed notes on some songs.
That did nothing to dampen the temper, and “Ain’t No Mountain Excessive Sufficient” and “I Will Survive” left the crowds on the Pyramid stage on a excessive.
Ross adopted within the footsteps of Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie and Kylie Minogue within the Sunday afternoon slot, one of many largest attracts at Worthy Farm. (Reuters)