My Morning Jacket Debuts Prince Cover, Welcomes Former Guitarist At Red Rocks Finale

first_imgMy Morning Jacket returned to Red Rocks Amphitheatre last night, May 29th, playing the second of two sold-out shows at the historic Morrison, CO venue. Never ones to give fans a duplicate setlist, the second show featured no repeats from night one, and some intriguing song selections throughout the setlist.Opening with The Waterfall track “Compound Fracture,” the band kept the set rocking with classics like “The Dark” and “Off The Record.” They worked in their newest song, “Throwback (When We Were Young),” into the first half of the first set as well. The set included a couple of great debuts, including the first 2016 performances of “The Bear” and “O Is The One That Is Real.”Of course, the biggest surprise of the main set was a cover of Prince’s “Take Me With U,” from Prince’s Purple Rain album. MMJ has been steadily building up their repertoire of Prince songs, including a moving “Purple Rain” during night one. To bring out such a rare gem at a historic locale like Red Rocks must have been an incredible musical moment.The show’s encore saw the return of guitarist Johnny Quaid, who had joined in on night one and played through the entire seven-song encore. The band tore through classic tracks including covers of Eagles’ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and Commodores’ “Easy.” The encore also saw a number of classic MMJ tunes, like the 2016 debut of “Holdin On To Black Metal,” as well as tracks like “Phone Went West,” “Wordless Chorus,” “Dancefloors,” and the finale, “One Big Holiday.”Watch some highlights below:Peaceful Easy FeelingPhone Went WestOne Big HolidayCheck out the full setlist from last night’s show, below.Edit this setlist | More My Morning Jacket setlistslast_img

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