Lauren Mayberry and Matthew Koma recently delivered a collaborative live cover of ‘That Thing You Do’ by Adam Schlesinger – watch the footage below.The performance took place towards the end of the Chvrches frontwoman’s solo show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday night (September 17).
Mayberry played at the venue on two consecutive evenings last weekend as part of her current North American tour.Singer-songwriter/producer Koma (Winnetka Bowling League) worked with Mayberry on her new music.
He has a co-writing and production credit on her debut single ‘Are You Awake?’, which was released earlier this month.On their joint cover of ‘That Thing You Do’ – the title track from the 1996 Tom Hanks-directed comedy film – Koma played the electric-acoustic guitar and provided vocals alongside Mayberry.The original song was written by Fountains Of Wayne founder Schlesinger, who died aged 52 following complications related to COVID in April 2020.
Shortly after his death, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong covered the track in tribute.Watch Mayberry and Koma’s performance here:Tonight, during @laurenevemay’s second show at @MusicHallofWB, she was joined on stage by Matthew Koma (@WinnetkaBowling frontman and one of Lauren’s writing partners) for a great cover of “That Thing You Do!” Here’s a clip! #laurenmayberry #chvrches #matthewkoma pic.twitter.com/n0XWCGSTKs— Alex K (@AvKv85) September 18, 2023‘Are You Awake?’ was also co-written by Tobias Jesso Jr.Read more on nme.com