The Strokes had been joined on stage by Weyes Blood for a uncommon efficiency of their observe ‘Modern Girls & Old Fashioned Men’. Take a look at footage of the second under.
The efficiency was held on the iconic Crimson Rocks Amphitheatre earlier this week and marked the New York band’s first present in Colorado in 17 years.
Going down on Monday (August 14), the efficiency was the indie veterans’ first within the state since 2006, and adopted on from a sequence of reside reveals held throughout Asia, Nonetheless, the evening was made much more particular for followers attending as Weyes Blood joined the band on stage, and carried out a lesser-played observe with them.
The second befell simply 5 songs into their 19-track setlist, and noticed the 35-year-old American singer – who was additionally the opening act for the band – collaborate on their observe ‘Modern Girls & Old Fashioned Men’.
The 2004 track initially appeared because the B-side to their ‘Reptilia’ single, and was launched in collaboration with Regina Spektor. The efficiency marked the primary time the track was performed on their present tour and, extra impressively, simply the second time it had been aired out in 20 years.
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As reported by Stereogum, the observe isn’t usually performed by The Strokes, and the final time they carried out it was with Mac DeMarco at a Barclays Heart New Yr’s Eve present again in 2019. Earlier than then, they hadn’t performed it since 2003. Take a look at footage of the second above.
After the present, Weyes Blood – whose actual identify is Natalie Laura Mering – took to Instagram to share photos from the present, and thank the band for letting her be a part of them mid-performance.
“Red Rocks with The Strokes – sang my heart out for Modern Girls & Old Fashion Men ye gads what a wild trip,” she wrote within the caption. “Thanks for having me.”
Elsewhere within the set at Crimson Rocks, Julian Casablancas and co. performed quite a few fan favourites, together with “Is This It?”, “Soma”, “Hard to Explain”, and extra. In addition they kicked off the reside set with back-to-back renditions of ‘The Modern Age’, ‘Bad Decisions’ and ‘Automatic Stop’.
Discover extra footage from the set under, in addition to their full setlist.
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The Strokes’ setlist was:
1. ‘The Modern Age’
2. ‘Bad Decisions’
3. ‘Automatic Stop’
4. ‘The Adults Are Talking’
5. ‘Modern Girls & Old Fashion Men’ (with Weyes Blood)
7. ‘Is This It?’
8. ‘Red Light’
10. ‘Ize of the World’
11. ‘Evening Sun’
13. ‘Under Control’
14. ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’
16. ‘Hard to Explain’
17. ‘You Only Live Once’
18. ‘Call It Fate, Call It Karma’
19. ‘What Ever Happened?’
In different Strokes information, final month, the band as soon as once more broke out a scarcely performed observe from their discography at one among their reveals. Going down on the Fuji Rock Competition in Niigata Prefecture, Japan on July 28, Casablancas and co. performed ‘Fear Of Sleep’ reside for the primary time since its launch 18 years in the past.
The band return to London to headline All Factors East pageant subsequent Friday (August 25) alongside Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Lady In Crimson, Amyl & The Sniffers and extra. Go to right here for tickets and extra data.
As for Weyes Blood, earlier than her slot at Glastonbury this yr, the singer additionally made a shock look on stage with Caroline Polachek at an enormous Los Angeles gig.
Going down in April, the present noticed Polachek shock the gang as she was joined by particular visitors Charli XCX, Sudan Archives and Weyes Blood.