Paul McCartney, Nirvana members come together for Seattle show (video)

Paul McCartney fans in Seattle got an extra surprise on Friday (7/19) as the British rock legend hosted a reunion of sorts with the surviving former members of Nirvana, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear.

Paul McCartney fans in Seattle got an extra surprise on Friday (7/19) as the British rock legend hosted a reunion of sorts with the surviving former members of Nirvana, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear.

The assembled supergroup capped McCartney's show with a 7-song set, making up most of the two encores for the night.

McCartney first played with them at the Hurricane Sandy "12-12-12" benefit in December, unveiling the new song "Cut Me Some Slack," which they recreated during McCartney's appearance on Saturday Night Live that same month.

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At Safeco Field (the first concert to be held at the stadium), Grohl took the drums on "Cut Me Some Slack," then moved to guitar alongside his former Nirvana bandmates and McCartney's own guitar crew, forming a wall of sound of four guitars and two basses for the remainder of the group songs in the set.

Here's a video of "Helter Skelter" from the show:

Setlist (via Blogcritics):

Eight Days a Week
Junior's Farm
All My Loving
Listen to What the Man Said
Let Me Roll It
Paperback Writer
My Valentine
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five
The Long and Winding Road
Maybe I'm Amazed
I've Just Seen a Face
We Can Work It Out
Another Day
And I Love Her
Blackbird
Here Today
Your Mother Should Know
Lady Madonna
All Together Now
Lovely Rita
Mrs. Vandebilt
Eleanor Rigby
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Something (Paul on ukelele)
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Band on the Run
Back in the USSR
Let It Be
Live and Let Die
Hey Jude

Encore:
Day Tripper
Cut Me Some Slack (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
Get Back (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

Encore 2:
Yesterday
Long Tall Sally (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
Helter Skelter (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
Golden Slumbers (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
Carry That Weight (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
The End (with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

 

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