Jane’s Addiction Reunite For Lollapalooza Livestream Performance
Perry, guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Chris Chaney and drummer Stephen Perkins came together – albeit in a socially distanced manner – at a Los Angeles soundstage to tackle renditions of I Would For You, taken from their 1987 eponymous live album, and 1990 LP Ritual de lo Habitual’s opening track Stop!.
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Discussing the cancellation and postponement of live shows amid the coronavirus pandemic, Perry recently told Kerrang!, “I believe live music will weather the storm because it’s all about adapting. A week before I was supposed to go out with Satellite Party, I went back to speak to the record company because I hadn’t heard from them and there were tumbleweeds in the parking lot and locks on the doors. Nobody had told me they’d bailed out of town. It was not a stillborn, though, because I got on a bus and went out and performed what I could until I ran out of the money I was sinking into it, just to have the privilege of performing in front of people. I did it again with [2019 solo album] Kind Heaven… I lost so much money that my wife was mad at me.
“Live music will endure, and I want to put together the best party to make people happy and entertain them. It doesn’t always have to be a gigantic spectacle either. If you put together a quality gathering, it guarantees you eternity.”
Watch Jane’s Addiction perform for Lolla2020 below:
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