Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover Hole’s “Malibu” At Portland Tour Opener
This spring, the Smashing Pumpkins are touring North America, with Liz Phair opening and original drummer Jimmy Chamberlin back in the fold. And last night, the band kicked off the tour at Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. The show had a pretty fascinating setlist, including covers of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and the Rolling Stones’ “Angie,” as well as a couple of Zwan songs. And near the end of the show, the band also played “Malibu,” one of the songs that Billy Corgan co-wrote on Hole’s 1998 album Celebrity Skin. Corgan sadly didn’t sing the song himself; instead, Australian singer-songwriter and part-time Pumpkin Katie Cole handled the vocals. Watch a fan-made video below, via Alternative Nation.
Check out the dates for the rest of the tour here.