As you dive into the best of what's going on this year, have a look back at the five best moments of Coachella 2009.
5) The Cure -" The Kiss"
Music legends The Cure performed "The Kiss" on the last night of Coachella 2009, a track which highlights the band's virtuoso guitar skills. You wouldn't have been able to guess that these guys have been making records for thirty years with their blazingly fierce and fresh stage presence, but then again maybe that's the kind of aplomb that comees only with experience.
4) Public Enemy - "Fight The Power"
On the festival's final night, hip-hop legends Public Enemy got the crowd jumping, fists pumping, to a live rendition of "Fight The Power." It's been over twenty years since the release of their politically charged album, "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back," but that didn't stop Flavor Flav, flashing his trademark clock necklace, to jump up and down as Chuck D rocked the mic just like back in the day.
3) The last 10 minutes of The Chemical Brothers DJ set
Apologies for the varied visibility in certain spots, but this footage of the Chemical Brothers wowing Saturday night's crowd in the last 10 minutes of a 90-minute long DJ set, complete with turntable stylings, will make it worth your while.
2) The Killers - "Human"
Sporadic, bright blinking lights illuminated the stage as rock band The Killers fed the hungry '09 Saturday Coachella crowd with a performance of "Human," the unforgettable first single off their last album.
1) Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Zero"
One of 09's Sunday headlining acts, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs got the crowd moving with "Zero," the first single off their hot then-brand-new album, It's Blitz!, while inflatable eyeballs bounced around the crowd.