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Watch Phoenix carry out Ezra Koenig collaboration ‘Tonight’ on ‘The Late Present’


This week noticed Phoenix make an look on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, teaming up with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig to carry out their new single ‘Tonight’.

The five-piece French band carried out stay on Colbert’s New York soundstage, whereas Koenig’s half comes through synchronised video. It’s seems that his “efficiency” is similar footage used within the tune’s official music video, with Koenig driving within the passenger’s seat of a taxi driving by way of Tokyo.

Take a look on the efficiency beneath:

‘Tonight’ was launched as a single final Wednesday (September 7), marking the primary time Phoenix had welcomed in a visitor vocalist, and our third preview of the band’s upcoming ‘Alpha Zulu’ album. It adopted the title monitor, which arrived in June, and lead single ‘Similar’ from 2020. The album itself – Phoenix’s seventh, following up on 2017’s ‘Ti Amo’ – can be out on Loyauté and Glassnote on November 4.

Notably, Phoenix recorded ‘Alpha Zulu’ in Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs, which sits within the Palais du Louvre. On its significance, guitarist/keyboardist Laurent Brancowitz stated in a press launch: “We felt it might be a incredible journey to create one thing out of nothing in a museum. And so with the pandemic, we may stay precisely this scene, to be alone in an empty museum.”

“I used to be a bit afraid, when there was an excessive amount of magnificence round us, that to create one thing might be a bit onerous,” added guitarist Christian Mazzalai. “However it was the other: we couldn’t cease producing music. In these first 10 days, we wrote virtually all the album.”

Phoenix are at present on tour in North America, performing in Philadelphia tonight (September 15) and Washington, DC tomorrow (September 16). They’ll play an extra 12 reveals from there, earlier than heading to the UK and Europe in November. Discover tickets for the band’s one-off London present (scheduled for November 16 on the O2 Academy Brixton) right here, and for the remaining American dates right here.



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