The cameos were off the charts for Fallon’s first Tonight Show. Will Smith did some old-school dancing. U2 played high above NYC.
The Band Tag
Harlan is fine with having his music categorized as “pop.” But there is a huge difference between manufactured and meticulous; this is where Harlan leaves other pop acts in the three-chord-only, auto-tuned dust. You need to know about this guy.
There will be a documentary about LCD Soundsystem’s farewell. To say that this has potential to be The Last Waltz of this generation may be a bit of a stretch, but as far as influence and appreciation go, it’s a reasonable facsimile.
Take a little Wilco, take a little Nick Lowe, add Mavis Staples and The Band’s famous tune she guest-sang on for The Last Waltz 35 years earlier, and you’ve got a backstage pass to something truly awesome. Watch this immediately.