London Grammar named as Wilderness festival headliners

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London Grammar have been named as the headliners of Wilderness Festival 2014.

Mercury Prize nominated Metronomy will also top the bill at the Oxfordshire event.

Talking about their slot, London Grammar said: "To be headlining the festival this summer is an honour. Wilderness is a wonderful festival, and we hope we can contribute to its magic."

Wilderness Festival takes place in Cornbury Park between 7 and 10 August.

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Metronomy have also been named in the 6 Music Festival 2014 line-up

Six time Grammy Award winner Burt Bacharach has been named as the third headliner for the festival.

Wilderness will also include theatre and the literary arts across four days.

London Grammar, who also performed at Wilderness in 2013, saw their debut album If You Wait go to number two in the UK album chart in September.

BBC Sound of 2014 winner Sam Smith has also been named on the line-up along with Jessie Ware, Submotion Orchestra and Mount Kimbie.

London Grammar are up against Bastille, Laura Mvula, Disclosure and Tom Odell for the British breakthrough act category for this year's Brit Awards.

It was also recently announced that London Grammar will top the bill at First No Tomorrow Festival in Nottingham in June.

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