Tame Impala covered Lady Gaga during the opening night of their ‘The Slow Rush’ tour in San Diego last night (March 9).
The Kevin Parker-led band kicked off their latest tour at the Pechanga Arena in the California city yesterday in support of their recently released fourth album.
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The first half of the show included a cover of Gaga’s 2016 single ‘Perfect Illusion’, which Parker co-wrote for the singer’s fifth album ‘Joanne’. You can watch fan-shot footage of the cover, which made its live debut last night, below.
.@tameimpala adds "Perfect Illusion" to their tour setlist! Gaga and Kevin Parker, the band's lead vocalist, worked on the song back in 2016. ✨ pic.twitter.com/cRm4h6POEI
— GAGA NOTIFY (@gaganotify) March 10, 2020
tame impala just played perfect illusion omg pic.twitter.com/mPZAC2cadf
— chris (@chrisvhayton) March 10, 2020
A number of live debuts were also given to such ‘The Slow Rush’ tracks as ‘One More Year’, ‘Posthumous Forgiveness’ and ‘Is It True’, while ‘Currents’ album tracks ‘Reality In Motion’ and ‘Past Life’ were also played live for the first time.
You can see a selection of fan-shot clips from last night’s Tame Impala show, as well as the setlist from the gig, below.
PAST LIFE from TameImpala
Tame Impala played:
One More Year
Reality in Motion
Perfect Illusion (Lady Gaga cover)
Lost In Yesterday
Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
New Person, Same Old Mistakes
Is It True
Let It Happen
Encore: The Less I Know the Better
Tame Impala will next play live in the UK at All Points East Festival in east London on May 23.
Last week, Tame Impala performed ‘Breathe Deeper’ and ‘Lost In Yesterday’ for the first time on US TV.