the strokes cover the cars with jarvis cocker


Thanks to Stereogum and Some Kind Of Awesome for the heads up on this one. Saturday night at Reading, Pulp and The Strokes were the headliners. Late in The Strokes set, they were joined by Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker for a shaky but crowd pleasing cover of The Cars “Just What I Needed.”

Even at 47, Cocker can still show Julian Casablancas how to truly command a stage:

Check out the full set from The Strokes here (until the BBC yanks it) and reference the set list below:

  1. Is This It
  2. New York City Cops
  3. Under Cover of Darkness
  4. The Modern Age
  5. Machu Picchu
  6. Reptilia
  7. Someday
  8. Life Is Simple In The Moonlight
  9. You Only Live Once
  10. You’re So Right
  11. What Ever Happened
  12. Automatic Stop
  13. Alone, Together
  14. Just What I Needed
  15. Juicebox
  16. Last Nite
  17. Hard To Explain
  18. Take It Or Leave It

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