Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Weird: Vampire Weekend+Fucked Up covering Blitz

I can't decide if it's cool or annoying, or both, but it's Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend singing with Fucked Up doing two punk covers, Blitz's "Someone's Gonna Die" and The Descendents' "Parents." During a twelve hour marathon gig by Fucked Up in a record store, they had a number of guest vocalists join them for a few songs, including Moby doing a song by his old punk band Vatican Commandos (and "Blitzkrieg Bop" by The Ramones and Wire's "12XU") and Dinosaur Jr's J. Mascis doing a song by his old punk band Deep Wound. But it was the Vampire Weekend/Fucked Up songs that seem to have drawn the most attention of the crowd that was there:

There's an article about the show here that's worth reading if you want more info about it.

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