Phoebe Bridgers continues her string of collaborations, adding 1975 frontman Matty Healy to the mix. The indie singer brought in Healy at her recent show in London to perform her set up close, “I Know The End.”
Bridgers’ show at 02 Academy Brixton last night (July 26) was part of his ongoing European ‘Reunion Tour’. Bridgers often closes his concert with the Punisher track, which features a few slow-building verses before bursting into an extended chorus of horns and chants.
Near the end of the song – in the middle of the fast-track section – supporting act Sloppy Jane returned to the stage with Healy in tow, who was watching the show from the side stage. Less rehearsed than previous collaborations on the tour route, Healy lent her vocals to the final chorus in a seemingly impromptu performance. Watch a video taken by a fan of the moment below.
The London show collaboration marks the second time Bridgers has brought in a surprise guest for “I Know The End.” During a show in Milan earlier this month, fellow freelance artist Clairo joined Bridgers on stage for the encore.
Bridgers and Healy previously collaborated on 1975’s single “Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America” in 2020. The duo featured on the band’s fourth album, Notes on a conditional form. 1975 recently released their comeback single, “Part Of The Band”, which will feature on their upcoming fifth album, Being funny in a foreign language– slated for release in October.
(Photo: Tina Eves)