The band took to the NME and Radio One stage at around 5.40pm this evening to perform a handful of hits from their recently-released The English Riviera album.
The group walked on stage to huge cheers from the packed-out arena and were flanked by giant illustrations of themselves at the back of the stage.
They kicked off their set with Riviera tracks 'We Broke Free' and 'Love Underlined'. Frontman Joseph Mount then asked the crowd: "Reading, how are you? We're Metronomy and we've been to Reading before, but this time I think we've brought the sun."
A rendition of 'Holiday' from their second studio album Nights Out then followed.
The electronica four-piece all wore a white light bulb on the right-hand side of their chest, which blinked occasionally with the beat of their music.
Mount then told the audience: "Is there anyone out there who remembers the year 2008? It was a big year for a lot of reasons, but I can't think of any right now. This song is from that year."
The band then played their 2008 track 'Heartbreaker' to cheers from the crowds.
Metronomy rounded off the set with 'The Bay', 'Corinne', 'A Thing For Me' and their recent single 'The Look'.
The band concluded with their fan-favourite hit 'Radio Ladio', which they initially released in 2007, but re-released in 2009.
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Watch Metronomy perform 'The Bay' live at Reading Festival 2011 below: