Friday, 07 February 2014 11:42

Variety: RHCP “We Faked Our Super Bowl Performance”

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We’ve given you a lot of coverage on the Super Bowl, we know, but this piece has become obligatory news for music writers all-around. As Variety puts it, the Red Hot Chili Peppers claim “We Faked Our Super Bowl Performance.” 

On the Tuesday following the NFL event, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist, Flea, admitted in a letter to their fans that the band prerecorded their instrumental accompaniment to the Super Bowl cameo. However, despite the “fake” performance, the halftime show still bested both Madonna and Beyonce’s performances with “a record 115 million” viewers. Read the whole story here.chilipeppers super

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