August 30, 2008

Wilco and Fleet Foxes live in Spokane :: “I Shall Be Released” (Dylan cover)

Knowing how excited the Fleet Foxes were to be touring with Wilco, I smile to watch them stand all crowded around one microphone in this video, shuffling their weight back and forth in what seems like “still flabbergasted” anticipation. Taken 8/21/08 at the Opera House in Spokane, this Dylan cover is just lovely, especially when Tweedy breaks into hearty and unabashed falsetto around the 2 minute mark.

I Shall Be Released (live in Spokane) – Wilco & Fleet Foxes

And hey, remember what my absolute favorite favorite cover of this song is? Yeah.

[thanks once again, Cusa!]

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4 Comments »

  • Nice find Heather. That is the hairiest bunch of backup singers since the muppets.

    The whole clip has a real 1970′s feel to it.

    Tawriffic — September 1, 2008 @ 5:34 pm

  • Made my day! Thanks!

    Ruralgurl — September 1, 2008 @ 9:09 pm

  • Thank you, this is amazing!

    Robin — September 2, 2008 @ 9:02 pm

  • Thanks!!!

    matt cluthe — September 3, 2008 @ 11:55 am

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