Years & Years mash-up Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ and Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ live – watch

Electronic-pop outfit perform session for Radio 1's Live Lounge

Years & Years covered both Drake and Katy Perry during their Radio 1 Live Lounge appearance on Tuesday.

The electronic-pop outfit – who topped the UK charts with their debut album ‘Communion’ in July – performed a live mash-up of Drake’s smash-hit ‘Hotline Bling’ and Perry’s 2013 single ‘Dark Horse’.

The group also performed their song ‘Eyes Shut’ with a string quartet. Watch both performances beneath.


Years & Years recently announced UK arena shows for 2016.

They will begin their live dates on March 28 at Inverness Ironworks before going on to play dates in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Bournemouth, Plymouth and Swindon. The run of arena dates will come to an end on April 8 with a gig at London’s Wembley Arena.

Years & Years will play the following live dates:

Inverness Ironworks (March 28)
Glasgow Academy (March 29)
Birmingham Barclaycard Arena (April 1)
Manchester Apollo (April 2)
Bournemouth BIC (April 4)
Plymouth Pavillions (April 5)
Swindon Oasis (April 6)
London Wembley Arena (April 8)