Smashing Pumpkins Covered Hole’s “Malibu” Last Night

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - MARCH 29: Singer Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins performs during 2015 Lollapalooza Brazil at Autodromo de Interlagos on March 29, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)

Update: We also have footage of Smashing Pumpkins covering David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Scroll down to see fan-shot Instagram video (via NME).

Smashing Pumpkins began their U.S. tour with Liz Phair in Portland, Oregon, last night, where they added a few surprise covers, including David Bowie (“Space Oddity”) and Natalie Imbruglia (“Identify”). But perhaps the most exciting cover was a take on Hole’s “Malibu.” Billy Corgan co-wrote the song with Courtney Love and Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson, though singer-songwriter and Pumpkins associate Katie Cole took lead vocals in concert.

Watch a fan-shot clip of the “Malibu” cover below. (h/t Stereogum)

https://youtube.com/watch?v=evvz7npjjm8

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