Coachella 2008

Have you seen the lineup for this year’s Coachella Festival? I’m stoked!

You’ll find more unofficial lineups here and here.

1/23 UPDATE: The 2008 Coachella lineup is now official, and no it doesn’t include Mark Mark or Paula Abdul. It does include a lot of bands I hope will play ACL or Bonnaroo this year, especially The Verve, Portishead, Love & Rockets, My Morning Jacket and Spiritualized. Why am I hoping that these bands will play other festivals? I’ve been to Coachella three times — 2001, 2004, 2005 — but haven’t seriously considered going back. Even if the tickets weren’t getting more and more expensive, why spend a three-day weekend in the desert heat when you can see the same bands in Manchester, TN or Austin?


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WOW awesome lineup. I heard the Beatles and Elvis Presley are playing too. hahahaha.
Seriously though..I can’t wait until the real thing is announced.

A few of these bands I’ve seen and they don’t deserve to be on this poster, including: SEAL, Midnight Oil, Terence Trent D’Arby and Toad the Wet Sprocket. Especially Midnight Oil and Terence Trent, nee Sananda Maitreya — both kick ass in a live setting.

I’ve also seen The Fray, Maroon 5 and the Proclaimers in concert, and they all deserve to be in a tent with Paula Abdul and MC Scat Cat.

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