Watch The National Pay Tribute to Tom Petty with Intimate Rendition of “Damaged by Love”

Tom Petty’s death earlier this week marked a sad occasion for the music world as a real legend was lost long before his time. Petty’s music touched so many people by virtue of its good-natured and wise simplicity, which included some beautiful lyrics and unforgettable melodies.

Tributes have been pouring in for the songwriter since the news broke and have included performances of his classics by Wilco and Coldplay, as well as touching words shared by Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Ryan Adams, and Lorde.

Today The National shared their own tribute with a touching performance of Petty’s “Damaged by Love” from his 2006 album Highway Companion. In a video posted via Bryce Dessner’s Instagram account, Dessner and Matt Berninger can be seen performing the cover, while a second video shows Berninger jamming to the original.

Check out the videos below.

Damaged by Love singing Petty songs all day long. Thank you for all this incredible music.

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Oh Geronimo Share New Single “No More Stones”

Burlington, Ontario’s Oh Geronimo have been working on their follow-up to 2016’s Sleep Rythms, and they appear to be nearing its completion. Today they shared a new single and video, via Indie88, called “No More Stones”.

While talking about the song, the band shared that the lyrics stem from the tension that can build between friends and bandmates whereby “it’s easy to be hurt because the music happens to be so personal and spiritual”. Check out the catharsis in the video below.

Oh Geronimo will be at the Dakota Tavern on October 19th and the Burdock on Deccmber 8th.


Run the Jewels and Mitski Will Be Touring with Lorde

Lorde has shared the openers for her 2018 North American Tour, announcing that Run the Jewels, Mitski, and Tove Styrke will be joining her on the road. She released the dates for her “North American Dance” tour that will see her tour extensively into April.

Lorde is currently in Europe touring with Khalid. She will be in Toronto on March 29th, where she’ll play the Air Canada Center.

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