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Paramore’s Hayley Williams sings ‘Glad Birthday’ to Flea at Austin Metropolis Limits


Hayley Williams of Paramore has led a ‘Glad Birthday’ singalong along with her band’s crowd at Austin Metropolis Limits, directing the message to Flea on his sixtieth birthday.

Paramore’s set on the Texan music pageant happened on October 16, and included Williams’ tribute to the Australian rocker – who she mentioned she’s “​​beloved… since I used to be 8 years outdated and it was actually inappropriate”. The frontwoman ended the long-lasting music on a high-note, to rapturous crowd applause.

Flea – who’s the bassist of fellow Austin Metropolis Limits act Pink Sizzling Chilli Peppers – later referenced Williams’ tribute throughout his band’s personal set on the pageant, earlier than having fun with one other rendition of ‘Glad Birthday’ from bandmates Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith and John Frusciante. Flea (actual title Michael Peter Balzary) was born on October 16, 1962.

Williams’ message to Flea shaped a part of Paramore’s broader Austin Metropolis Limits setlist, which elsewhere included a cameo from PinkPantheress. The singer joined Paramore on stage for a joint efficiency of ‘Distress Enterprise’, the lead single of the band’s 2007 sophomore studio album ‘Riot!’.

Paramore, Pink Sizzling Chilli Peppers and PinkPanthress have been three of the acts who performed throughout the 2 weekends of this 12 months’s Austin Metropolis Limits. They joined a line-up that additionally included the likes of SZA, Flume, Lil Nas X and Yungblud. Paramore carried out through the pageant’s last day, taking to the stage alongside fellow headliners Kacey Musgraves, ZHU, Pink Sizzling Chilli Peppers and Marcus Mumford.

It got here as a part of Paramore’s ongoing North American tour, which was introduced in July and marks the band’s first dwell performances in over 4 years. They are going to subsequent carry out at Las Vegas’ When We Have been Younger pageant, earlier than taking to Chicago, Cincinnati, Atlanta and St Augustine. The leg wraps up in Mexico on November 19.

In September, Paramore introduced that their long-awaited sixth album, ‘This Is Why’, will arrive in February 2023. It’ll mark their follow-up to 2017’s ‘After Laughter’, and has been previewed by the title observe, which marked the band’s first single in 5 years. As a solo artist, Williams’ final full-length effort arrived in 2021 along with her second studio album, ‘Flowers For Vases / Descansos’.



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