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Awake my soul?

This year the Glastonbury Festival was brought to a close by the indie folk band Mumford and Sons.

Crossing the Culture Rachel Helen Smith
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Mumford and Sons at Glastonbury | photo: BBC

Earlier in 2013 they won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year with their second album, Babel, which was the fastest-selling album of 2012. Frontman Marcus Mumford must have been overjoyed, having told NME that he feared it would be a ‘disappointing second child’, living in the shadow of their first album, Sigh No More, which won the BRIT Award for British Album of the Year in 2011 and has gone four times platinum.