Back to the beginning, you know, all of this happened, Phoebe Bridgers scheduled to open for The 1975 on some tour to support the 2020’s Notes in a conditional form. On Friday night, however, the two actions finally came together in person. The frontman of the band Matty Healy made a surprise appearance that opened for Bridgers ’gig at Los Angeles’ Greek Theater, and showed the pair NOACF highlights “Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America” live for the very first time.
Just hours before the show, Bridgers offered some wise advice. Twitter: “Go early tonight. Trust me. ” And the surprise was well worth it. In addition to their duet, Healy debuted two new songs-one of which was titled “New York”-as well as a self-described “emo” rendition of the band’s Tumblr-era anthem, “Sex . ” Check out some fan-shot footage of the surprise set out below.
The Bridgers had some fun surprising fans throughout this tour, which was supportive last year. Punish. Last week in Berkeley, he participated his boygenius bandmate Julien Baker for “I Know the End” and a cover of “One Man Guy” by Loudon Wainwright III. He also added a cover of “That Funny Feeling” by Bo Burnham on his setlists (a song that seems to have been written by Bridgers himself).
– cam (@corduroykoury) Oct. 23, 2021
– Rock Cellar Magazine (@RockCellarMag) Oct. 23, 2021