Mazzy Star dropped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to promote its comeback album Seasons of Your Day with its first television performance in nearly two decades. The group, shrouded in darkness, performed lead single “California,” which you can watch here.
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Johnny Marr made a return visit to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night, performing “Generate! Generate!” off the new album for broadcast, but then treating the studio audience to a gorgeous, web-only performance of The Smiths’ classic “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want.”
Elvis Costello and The Roots have been busy this week promoting their just-released new album Wise Up Ghost, performing in Brooklyn Monday night — where they covered The Specials’ classic “Ghost Town” — and appearing on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” aka ?uestlove and Co.’s day job, on Monday night.
The new Pixies lineup got its national television debut last night as the band appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” in advance of its four-night run in New York City, performing new single “Bagboy” on air and then sticking around to play “Indie Cindy,” off the just released EP-1, as a web exclusive.
As advertised, Peter Hook was featured on Thursday night’s episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” where he sat in with The Roots, playing Joy Division and New Order classics — with Captain Kirk Douglas handling vocals — as the show went to and from commercial.
Peter Hook’s North American tour gets underway tonight in Boston — he’ll be performing New Order’s first two albums, 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies, in their entirety each night — and the bassist is using the occasion to drop by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” when the trek hits New York.
New Order is in the midst of its second short run of U.S. dates this year, and, just as Bernard Sumner did this past spring when they stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” the band using the opportunity this time to once again perform on network television. This time the group dropped in on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”
With Adam Ant’s massive 43-date North American tour set to open tonight in San Diego, the New Wave icon stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to play “Vince Taylor”— off his first album in 18 years — on the air, and then threw in a performance of “Goody Two Shoes” as a web-only exclusive.
Seattle proto-grunge survivors Mudhoney last night returned to network television for the first time in 18 years, performing “I Like It Small,” off the band’s new album Vanishing Point, on air, plus a second song off the record, “The Only Song of the Widow From Nain,” as a web-only exclusive.
Johnny Marr is wrapping up his U.S. tour in support of solo album The Messenger, and found time to stop by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night to perform the record’s title track on air and then stuck around for a web-only performance of “How Soon Is Now?” — both of which you can see here.
]t’s been a busy few days in New York City for Bob Mould: On Wednesday night, he played Bowery Ballroom, inviting “Portlandia” star Fred Armisen on stage to play guitar on three rarely played ‘Flip Your Wig’-era Hüsker Dü songs. And then on Thursday night, he appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”
Bob Mould this week debuted a new music video via “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for “Star Machine,” off last year’s ‘Silver Age’ album. The clip, which you can see above, is a spoof on take-your-kid-to-work events, with things going decidedly wrong with drummer Jon Wurster shows up.
Morrissey appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night in advance of the opening of his U.S. tour, performing a cover of Frankie Valli’s 1967 single “To Give (The Reason I Live)” for broadcast, and then sticking around to play “You Have Killed Me” as a web-only clip.