Blue Valentine

The strange secret of music we love is that it seems to love us back. Whether your tastes run to Ludwig van Beethoven or Armin van Buuren, you’ve probably felt embraced—even somehow known—by a song.

At the Electic Daisy Carnival June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (where van Buuren took the stage while Beethoven rolled over and told Tchaikovsky the news), these great glowing petals seemed to embody the spirit of the music, communing with fans, speaking in the pulsating language of light.