The Kills Deliver Sexy Acoustic Performance

110414-kills.png
The Kills perform 'Baby Says'
WRITTEN BY
Peter Gaston

As the Kills, Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince usually crank out feedback-laced, drum machine-studded rock'n'roll, and they do it best when sweat-soaked on a small stage. But a new acoustic performance, posted on music blog Yourstru.ly, shows the duo at their most vulnerable, playing "Baby Says" off of Blood Pressures.

"We started playing in a little soundproof cupboard, and it was just the two of us, opposite each other," Hince says during the introduction. "It was like a sort of security blanket, Alison's eyes... The words just came out together."

The duo's U.S. tour kicks off Friday night in San Diego, and includes a Saturday stop at this weekend's Coachella festival in Indio, California. They got things rolling with a performance last night on Conan -- watch it here, as well.

The Kills, "Baby Says"

The Kills, "Satellite" on Conan

Play
00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Willow Smith — Easy Easy (King Krule Cover) " 02:37
  • 2 Little Big League — Tropical Jinx " 01:59
  • 3 ScHoolboy Q — Studio (Remix) Feat. Nas & BJ the CHicago Kid " 04:52
  • 4 White Arrows — I Want a Taste " 04:15
  • 5 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 6 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA