The Who appeared on Late Present with Stephen Colbert on Friday evening for a uncommon late-night TV efficiency. Showing remotely from London’s famed Royal Albert Corridor, the legendary English rockers ran by means of their 1971 basic, “Behind Blue Eyes.” Watch the replay under.
Accompanied by a full backing orchestra, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend handled the complete auditorium to a shocking new association of the observe, which initially appeared on the album Who’s Subsequent. Whereas there’s no guitar solo on this model, the orchestral accompaniment provides a welcome new ambiance.
After years of supporting Teenage Most cancers Belief within the UK, Friday’s efficiency on Colbert got here in advantage of Teen Most cancers America, bringing their philanthropic efforts throughout the globe.
Later this month, The Who will embark on a tour throughout North America. At every of the 30 dates, Daltrey and Townshend can be joined on stage by an area orchestra below the course of conductor Keith Levenson, and that includes lead violinist Katie Jacoby and lead cellist Audrey Snyder. Rounding out The Who’s reside band are guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, keyboardist Loren Gold, second keyboardist Emily Marshall, bassist Jon Button, drummer Zak Starkey, and vocalist Billy Nicholls. Tickets can be found to buy through Ticketmaster.
A biopic in regards to the band’s late drummer Keith Moon can be set to start manufacturing this yr.