Watch Watch Joy Crookes perform ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me Now’

She performed the track on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Following the release of last year’s debut album ‘Skin’, Joy Crookes went on The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me Now’.

“This song is one of the most complicated songs I’ve ever written (in a good way),” she previously said. “The track carries with it a deep sense of irony, it’s written from the perspective of someone who finds it easier to remain complicit out of a fear of being cancelled. During the social and political turmoil of the last 12 months, performative behaviour has become prevalent alongside cancel culture. These two reactions I think are often intertwined as cancel culture can be a response to half hearted performatism.

“In some sense you can sympathise with the perspective I’m singing from because cancel culture is scary, as is re-educating yourself and challenging your friends and families. Ultimately I hope the song encourages people to be a bit braver, whilst the themes are clear in my head the chorus is universal - ‘man I guess I was scared, feet don’t fail me now, I got to stand my ground and though I’m down for trying, I am better in denial so I hush don’t make a sound’. Open up a dialogue, speak out, make mistakes - that’s okay and that’s how progress happens.”

Check out the performance below.

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