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Mick Jagger is is apparently refusing to let the BBC air the band’s June 29th performance at the Glastonbury Festival on any medium, The Independent reports.
Though the BBC has been in discussions with the Stones to allow them to broadcast their performance on television, radio and online, Jagger has currently only agreed to let them show a brief clip of their set.
The broadcasting company is looking to air all of the festival’s performances and is worried Jagger’s refusal could “undermine the corporation’s promise to deliver the most comprehensive Glastonbury coverage yet seen,” though a spokesperson from the BBC told The Independent that these kinds of conversations are not unusual and that the organization’s talks with the band are ongoing.
One source told the publication that Jagger’s holdup stems more from the performance itself and less about money.
"If there’s torrential rain it will play havoc with their performance and they want to sound and look at their best," the source explained to The Independent. "There’s a lot of factors out of their control."