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As part of his residency at Festival Number 6 Joe

joined forces with Temples for a special 4 song finale

to their main stage set. Rehesals took place in

Portmeirion Town Hall. The No. 6 Ensemble was

joined by guest soloist Thomas Gould.

"Saturday is all about Temples of course. We head

over to the Main Stage to find the anticipation of

something a little special about to occur. Seated on

the stage is a string section and harp player (part of

the “No. 6 Ensemble”), and what enfolds enraptures

all within its reach. Adding a soaring rich texture to

the band’s already lush sonic explorations, the

confident renditions of the shivers-down-the-spine,

melodic escalation of ‘Colours To Life’ and the

shimmering glow of ‘Move With The Season’ takes

the band to a new level of assurance. Finishing with

an ecstatic ‘Mesmerise’ the band confirm both their

place in the major league, and their ability to hit new

peaks in what has been a triumphant ascendancy for


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