Headlined by Damien Rice, The Good The Bad & The Queen and Arcade Fire, the 2nd Edition looked set to reap even more awards since its inaugural year. Also playing were Midlake, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The Rapture, CSS, Cold War Kids, Patrick Wolf, Scott Matthews, Joan As Policewoman. The musical direction picked up pace and was neatly matched across the Arts Arenas too, as seen in the form of wonderful performances from BAFTA, Royal Court Theatre, nabokov, Roger McGough, WordTheatre, Stewart Lee, Mark Steel, Russell Howard, Jason Manford, Russell Kane, Michael McIntyre, Robin Ince, Murray Lachlan Young and many, many more.
Celebrating the best aspects of music, film, culture, poetry, theatre, literature and everything in between, Latitude 2007 went into its next phase.
“Another eclectic and electric day from the summer’s most schizophrenic festival.” Q
“The thinking person’s festival of choice” Evening Standard
“One of the coolest festivals” The Times Online
This was the year that Friendly Fires, Metronomy, Blood Red Shoes all played The Lake Stage before their ascent to superstardom.