Governors Ball 2014: TV on the Radio Holds Their Own Against Stiff Set Time Competition

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TV on the Radio perform at Governors Ball 2014 at Randall's Island on June 6, 2014 in New York City.

TV On The Radio began their Governors Ball set with "Young Liars" and ended with "Staring at the Sun," and between those two tracks from the group's debut EP was a hodgepodge of fan favorites and new material.

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"Test Pilot" cruised -- thanks, in part, to being sandwiched between "Wolf Like Me" and "Province" -- while "Dear Science" highlight "Dancing Choose" still provides that mid-set blast of energy TVOTR's live show sometimes requires.

With Outkast's set time approaching and Grimes commanding a concurrent performance, TV On The Radio's Governors Ball show was scarcely attended for the veteran alt-rock group, but the flashes of brilliance came in spurts frequent enough to warrant the audience's attention.


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