Video: Florence & The Machine and Dev Hynes Perform Green Day's "Hitchin' A Ride"
Florence & The Machine and Dev Hynes Perform Green Day's "Hitchin' A Ride"
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At this year's Coachella, as part of the Noisey's live video series, Florence and the Machine and Dev Hynes (of Lightspeed Champion, Blood Orange) took a stab at Green Day's "Hitchin' a Ride" . Originally off 19972s Nimrod , this cover of the Bay Area trio's punky lounge anthem strips the punk and stresses the lounge. It's pretty cool seeing Florence Welch scream and, well, Hynes plays bass well. Catch it below. In other news, Florence and the Machine's Florence Welch recently sustained a vocal injury and doctors have ordered her [...]
What!?!?! I don't like Green Day anymore, but when I was a fan, I thought "Hitchin' A Ride" was hands down their best song. The album Nimrod was the beginning of the end of any support for the band, but this song was my shit. So when I saw that Florence Welch , of Machine fame, Dev Hynes , a.k.a. Blood Orange, did a rendition of the 902s jam, I was stoked to hear it. Enjoy the duo killing a classic.
Link Text: “Hitchin’ A Ride” File Name: Green_Day_-_07-Hitchin_a_Ride. mp3
Everyone loves Green Day, right? We think so. Anyway, here's Dev Hynes (Blood Orange, Lightspeed Champion) joins Florence & The Machine covering Green Day's "Hitchin' A Ride" at Coachella."
Uploaded: July 11, 2012 7:00am
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