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Declaring her love for the indie-rock vocalist and guitarist, Bea sings in the song’s pre-chorus: “And I sit at home, cry to Pavement /I wish I was Stephen Malkmus.”
Now, the singer has finally crossed paths with Malkmus himself while out on tour in the US. As Pigeons & Planes point out, Beabadoobee and her hero hung out recently and posed for a photo together.
beabadoobee finally met stephen malkmus RT for good luck pic.twitter.com/EIQUctbQuE
— Pigeons & Planes (@PigsAndPlans) October 11, 2019
Good times with Bea and her band last nite in Pdx …really cool to me n’ the girls …we stan https://t.co/JYeMOSR5lZ
— Stephen malkmus (@dronecoma) October 11, 2019
Malkmus later tweeted to confirm that the pair had met at Bea’s show at Portland’s Crystal Ballroom venue. “Good times with Bea and her band last nite in Pdx …really cool to me n’ the girls …we stan,” he wrote. See that tweet above.
Beabadoobee is currently touring the US as support for pop star Clairo, before making her return to the UK next month for the Dirty Hit 2019 tour. A celebration of the most promising artists from the label, Bea will be joined by No Rome and Oscar Lang at 20 dates across November and December.