Following the horrific attacks in London the Oasis stadium shaker “Don’t Look Back in Anger” returned to relevance as those affected by the tragedies used the song as a rallying call for unity and positivity. Both Noel and Liam Gallagher responded appropriately, with Noel donating royalties from the song to various organizations and Liam adding the tune to his solo repertoire.
Portugal. The Man also adopted the tune into their live rotation stateside, playing it at a number of recent gigs including a special collaboration with Cage the Elephant’s Matt Shultz at Bonnaroo. The band recently sat for an acoustic session and recorded the heartfelt cover in a stripped down setting.
Cage the Elephant has had a busy 2016, spending most of the year touring in support of their latest album, Tell Me I’m Pretty. If all goes according to plan, 2017 should be equally eventful for Matt Shultz and company. Shultz confirmed that Cage the Elephant “hopefully” will release a new album next year. Tonight the will play at sala Apolo.