Angelique Kidjo Covers ‘Beds Are Burning’ For ‘Colbert’

By Andy Kahn May 26, 2020 11:40 am PDT

Angélique Kidjo performed a cover of Midnight Oil’s “Beds Are Burning” for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The video was posted while the late-night talk show is on hiatus this week as part of the program’s online #PlayAtHome series.

Each day this week will feature a different #PlayAtHome performance from the likes of David Crosby, Sylvan Esso, Ingrid Andress and Jack Garratt. Previously a weekly series with a new video posted each Friday, prior #PlayAtHome participants include Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Chicano Batman and others.

Released on Midnight Oil’s 1987 album, Diesel & Dust, “Beds Are Burning” covered by Angelique Kidjo for The Late Show can be viewed below:
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