Subject: Blondie at Glastonbury: try your hardest to see this one
From: Alex Kemp
Date: Sunday, 29 June 2014 06:30:13 +0100
To: Micaela Kemp, Liisa Kemp, Davin Kemp

If I spot a life-affirming event I do my best to report it to you. This hour-long performance is one of those, enhanced powerfully by the ‘signer’ (a lady signing for the deaf, on the right of this picture):

Blondie + (right) Signer (Glastonbury 2014; the other stage)

The signer was so much getting into the music that, at about 14 minutes in the iPlayer show, Blondie spots her during the middle of a song. A wonderful smile spreads across her face and, after a few moments, she makes her way across the stage (singing all the while) and stands alongside her as one sings & the other signs:

The signer got a big hug at the end of the song.

Try to watch it. The whole set is good, and the signer’s response simply adds a sparkle throughout.

BBC iPlayer
First shown: 27 Jun 2014
4 weeks left
54 mins.

Alex Kemp