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Paramore’s Hayley Williams performs ‘Blue Light’ live with Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke

The pair performed the ‘Silent Alarm’ track at the final night of their recent UK tour together.

Last night (Sunday 23rd April), Paramore’s Hayley Williams took to the stage with Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke for a stripped back version of the latter’s track ‘Blue Light’. Their pair took to the stage at The O2 Arena in London where the bands were playing the final show of Paramore’s recent UK tour, and their second show at the venue. Describing it as a real “bucket list” moment, Hayley invited Kele to the stage for a duet of the ‘Silent Alarm’ track in the middle of their set. “We have grown up with this band - the same way that a lot of you’ve grown up with us and probably have grown up with Bloc Party as well,” Hayley said, introduction to the track. “It only feels right to sing a song together that I used to cry to all the time, in my car, and maybe we can all cry together if that’s alright.” Check out fan footage of the performance - courtesy of @samjoeyung and @paramore_tour twitter accounts - below. Hayley and Kele sang Blue Light by Bloc Party #ParamoreLondon2 pic.twitter.com/M1YbI0cnD9— Paramore Tour Updates (@paramore_tour) April 23, 2023 Well this was a bit special wasn’t it? Blue Light - Hayley Williams & Kele Okereke ❤️ @paramore @BlocParty pic.twitter.com/zDsnBXJ2nB— Sam Yung (@samjoeyung) April 23, 2023 Last week, Bloc Party also offered up their newest track ‘High Life’, which follows on from last year’s ‘Alpha Games’. “I wanted ‘High Life’ to sound like falling in love again, the start of a new love intertwining, cemented by nights of abandon and stolen moments of intimacy,” Kele has said of the track. “I really wanted it to feel like a celebration.” Bloc Party are also set to join Paramore on a slew of their upcoming US tour dates, which kick off next month. Check out their new track, and their upcoming live schedule, below. MAY 20 Guadalajara, MX - Corona Capital 23 Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center* 25 Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena* 27 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club 28 Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel 30 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden* 31 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden* JUNE 02 Washington, DC - Capitol One Arena* 04 Cleveland, OH - Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse* 05 Indianapolis, IN - Gainbridge Fieldhouse* 07 Detroit, MI - Little Ceasars Arena* 08 Toronto, ON - Scotiabank Arena* 10 Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center* 11 Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena* 13 Orlando, FL - Amway Center* 14 Fort Lauderdale, FL - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel* JULY 21 Tramlines - Sheffield 22 Leopallooza - Cornwall 23 Standon Calling - Hertfordshire (* w/ Paramore)

Last week, Bloc Party also offered up their newest track ‘High Life’, which follows on from last year’s ‘Alpha Games’. “I wanted ‘High Life’ to sound like falling in love again, the start of a new love intertwining, cemented by nights of abandon and stolen moments of intimacy,” Kele has said of the track. “I really wanted it to feel like a celebration.”

Bloc Party are also set to join Paramore on a slew of their upcoming US tour dates, which kick off next month.Check out their new track, and their upcoming live schedule, below.MAY
20 Guadalajara, MX - Corona Capital
23 Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center*
25 Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena*
27 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
28 Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel
30 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden*
31 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden*JUNE
02 Washington, DC - Capitol One Arena*
04 Cleveland, OH - Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse*
05 Indianapolis, IN - Gainbridge Fieldhouse*
07 Detroit, MI - Little Ceasars Arena*
08 Toronto, ON - Scotiabank Arena*
10 Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center*
11 Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena*
13 Orlando, FL - Amway Center*
14 Fort Lauderdale, FL - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel*JULY
21 Tramlines - Sheffield
22 Leopallooza - Cornwall
23 Standon Calling - Hertfordshire(* w/ Paramore)

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