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Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Japanese Breakfast and The Linda Lindas be a part of forces to cowl Kim Wilde’s ‘Youngsters In America’


To kick off the encore at their LA present on Thursday (October 6), Yeah Yeah Yeahs welcomed out The Linda Lindas and Japanese Breakfast – each of whom opened the present – to carry out a canopy of Kim Wilde’s 1981 hit ‘Youngsters In America’.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are presently touring in assist of their latest fifth album, ‘Cool It Down’. The LA gig – one among two particular exhibits introduced again in Might – came about on the 17,500-capacity Hollywood Bowl, and opened with the band inviting Fragrance Genius out to carry out their joint single ‘Spitting Off The Edge Of The World’ (the brand new album’s lead single).

‘Youngsters In America’ was the primary of two songs carried out in Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ encore, rounded out by ‘Date With The Evening’ (the lead single from their 2003 debut ‘Fever To Inform’). Elsewhere within the present, the band carried out 5 different songs from ‘Cool It Down’ and three extra from ‘Fever To Inform’, in addition to three from 2009’s ‘It’s Blitz!’ album, two from 2006’s ‘Present Your Bones’, and just one from 2013’s ‘Mosquito’.

Take a look at crowd-shot footage of the ‘Youngsters In America’ cowl under, then see Yeah Yeah Yeah’s full setlist (through setlist.fm):

Yeah Yeah Yeahs performed:

1. ‘Spitting Off The Edge Of The World’ (with Fragrance Genius)
2. ‘Cheated Hearts’
3. ‘Pin’
4. ‘Beneath The Earth’
5. ‘Burning’
6. ‘Zero’
7. ‘Wolf’
8. ‘Fleez’
9. ‘Mushy Shock’
10. ‘Lovebomb’
11. ‘Blacktop’
12. ‘Maps’
13. ‘Gold Lion’
14. ‘Y Management’
15. ‘Heads Will Roll’
16. ‘Youngsters In America’ (Kim Wilde cowl, with Japanese Breakfast and The Linda Lindas)
17. ‘Date With The Evening’

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ subsequent exhibits can be in Mexico – they’re set to carry out on the Studio Theater Cavaret in Zapopan on Thursday November 17, earlier than showing at this yr’s Corona Capital pageant that weekend. Discover tickets and extra information right here.

The LA gig adopted a one-off present in New York at the beginning of the month. In a four-star overview of that gig, NME’s Erica Campbell wrote: “There’s a rebelliousness, and uncontainable spirit shining from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, ones that continues to encourage generations of musicians, one that’s uncooked and felt intensely. 

“It’s an vitality that may very well be felt in Forest Hills on Saturday evening, from the entrance row to the nosebleeds. It’s the identical pleasant and defiant vitality that despatched the ocean of New Yorkers again to their acceptable boroughs buzzing, grateful they obtained to see the Yeah Yeah Yeahs grace their hometown once more.”

‘Cool It Down’ arrived on September 30 through Secretly Canadian, and along with ‘Spitting Off The Edge Of The World’, was supported by the one ‘Burning’. The album itself earned 4 stars from NME, with the overview – additionally penned by Campbell – calling it “a artistic testomony to how refreshing it may be for bands to look ahead as an alternative of backwards”.



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