Technicolours light up the stage, and the excitement rises. The crowd gushes in and becomes a swirl of glow bands; a jostle of cameras, phones and flailing body parts. We scream and shout and sing and cheer, moving to the beat, surging in time with the swell of the crowd.
Sometimes, you just need to let go.
Some of the fantastic, frenzy-inducing performances at the Truck festival were:
As the evening descends there is pause; a moment of interlude. People convene, rub their bellies and head for the comfort of food, cigarettes, a quiet pint or two before launching into the frenzy of the night-time festivities.
The sun pools the last of its sweet golden liquor into the horizon beyond and the cheerful winking lights lead us towards the dazzling final act.