Sharon Van Etten and The Killers each simply so occur to be touring Australia for the time being, and each acts made essentially the most of it by assembly up onstage in Melbourne final evening. Van Etten introduced out Brandon Flowers at her present final evening to duet “Like I Used To,” her collaboration with Angel Olsen.
Flowers’ voice doesn’t fairly match Olsen’s — whose does? — however he nonetheless sounds nice as he covers her elements and harmonizes with Van Etten all through the tune. Van Etten took to social media afterwards to share her apperciation: “Had such an incredible 2nd present tonight right here in Melbourne and the epic Northcote Theatre,” she wrote on Twitter. “Thanks, @BrandonFlowers for being such a honest , humble , lovely particular person. Beloved singing with you – and @AngelOlsen gave her blessing. Hope to do it once more someday.”
Van Etten and Olsen shared “Like I Used To” again in Could 2021, forward of their co-headlining “Wild Hearts Tour” earlier this yr alongside Julien Baker. The tune nonetheless sounds nice a yr and a half later. Watch some fan-captured footage of Van Etten and Flowers duetting “Like I Used To” under.
Van Etten shared her newest album We’ve Been Going About This All Flawed in Could, and she or he adopted it up with a deluxe model of the report in October. The Killers’ tour has welcomed a variety of shock friends of their very own: Lindsey Buckingham, Bruce Springsteen, and The Smiths’ Andy Rourke have all joined Flowers and firm onstage. The band has one other North American run scheduled for 2023, and you may get tickets at Ticketmaster.
Simply went to see Sharon Van Etten and bonus Brandon Flowers got here onstage. Epic pic.twitter.com/Zyg0xLQNkk
— Dame Carly (@carlyeastman) December 9, 2022
Had such an incredible 2nd present tonight right here in Melbourne and the epic Northcote Theatre. Thanks, @BrandonFlowers for being such a honest , humble , lovely particular person. Beloved singing with you – and @AngelOlsen gave her blessing. Hope to do it once more someday. X https://t.co/17LriMfIO6
— Sharon Van Etten (@sharonvanetten) December 9, 2022