Cover Alert | Arcade Fire Covers Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Arcade Fire have covered songs by local legends at many stops on their Reflektor Tour and that trend continued last night at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. So which Bay Area band did Arcade Fire honor? After a Huey Lewis and the News fake out, the Canadian rockers covered a Creedence Clearwater Revival classic as part of their encore.

Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry led the band through a riveting take on CCR’s “Hey Tonight” as part of a four-song encore at Shoreline. Watch how it went down thanks to fan-shot footage from Saving107:

And here’s the original version for comparison’s sake:

Take a look at the entire setlist:

[Hat Tip –Stereogum]