Phil Campbell knew the job at hand. It was barely midday on the opening day of T in the Park 2016, and the festival hadn't technically begun. But the Glasgow-based frontman with blues-rockers The Temperance Movement had his battle plan laid out.
"Opening the Main Stage at T in the Park on the first day is a big responsibility, and a huge honour,” said Campbell, a musician who has grown up with the festival. He played T some 20 years ago, at its original home in Strathclyde Park, with his first band, and again as a solo artist at its last home, Balado.
"It's our job to really get it going,” the singer said. "That's what The Temperance Movement are going to do today. There are a lot of dance acts on the bill, and we're one of the only heavy rock bands. But it's our way to just get on the stage and just get everybody going. And if we do it well, we'll get people moving.”