40 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2015

Rock reunions, desert dance parties and a generation-spanning kiss: the most memorable moments from Weekend One

Best Pop Theatricality: Stromae
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Best Pop Theatricality: Stromae

During his set at the packed Mojave tent, Belgian-born singer-rapper Stromae displayed his flair for the dramatic. The well-choreographed performance had the natural showman serenading a spider and pouring himself a stiff drink. Songs unfolded at epic scale or elegantly stripped down, with Stromae in jacket and tie or glamorously disheveled, as if at the end of a long, wild party. He closed one piece by coughing helplessly into the mic and collapsing to the floor; a band member carried him away — to another costume change.

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