EL VY Cover David Bowie's "Let's Dance" on 'The Late Show'
Published Jan 12, 2016Musicians everywhere were grieving the loss of David Bowie yesterday (January 11), and as some tributes poured in over social media, other artists took to national television to pay homage to the influential art rock pioneer.
EL VY, composed of the National's Matt Berninger and Menomena's Brent Knopf, were the musical guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert yesterday evening, and the duo delivered a live rendition of the title track to last year's Return to the Moon before paying their respects to Bowie with a cover of "Let's Dance."
Joined by Colbert's house band and their leader Jon Batiste, EL VY filled the stage with a spirited version of the beloved Bowie hit.
Watch both performances in the players below, and be sure to revisit Bowie's astonishing career with a look at Exclaim!'s Essential Guide to David Bowie.