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Watch Post Malone’s Full Nirvana Tribute Livestream

Post Malone was joined by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker for a 15-song Nirvana set, raising nearly $3 million for coronavirus relief efforts.

Post Malones Nirvana tribute livestream on Friday night raised an amazing $2.8 million (around £2.26 million) for the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

The U.S. rap superstar was joined (remotely) by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, guitarist Nick Mack and bassist Brian Lee for the special charity set to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts.

Quiz: How well do you know Nirvana’s lyrics?

The musicians played a 15-song, 80-minute set of Nirvana covers, with Post prefacing the performance by saying, What’s up, party people. We’re gonna play some Nirvana for you, and have some fun, and hopefully I don’t fuck up.

Thank you to the gentlemen who wrote these beautiful songs,” he added, before launching into opener Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle.

The band tore through the majority of Nirvana’s legendary 1991 record Nevermind – bar Smells Like Teen Spirit and Polly – as well as three In Utero tracks, and two from Bleach. 

As well as receiving a brilliant reception from the millions watching online, Krist Novoselic was live-tweeting as the action unfolded, writing: I don’t think these fellows can play any better. They are on fire!!!!

I love you all!!!!” he later added. I am holding emotions back the whole show.”

Post Malone’s full Nirvana tribute setlist was as follows:

1. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle
2. Drain You
3. Come As You Are
4. Lounge Act
5. School
6. Heart-Shaped Box
7. Something In The Way
8. About A Girl
9. Stay Away
10. Lithium
11. Breed
12. On A Plain
13. Very Ape
14. Territorial Pissings
15. In Bloom

Watch it all below:

GOOSEBUMPS!” said Courtney Love on Instagram. FUCK YES. Go have a margarita Post Malone. Nothing but love from here.”

Posted on April 27th 2020, 10:30a.m.
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