When you’ve been performing the same exact songs for a decade, it must become mundane and boring, so it comes as no surprise that musicians try to change-up the tempo of a song. During a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Panic! at the Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, was asked to do different twists on some of Panic!’s biggest songs. What we got was interesting to say the least and makes us wonder just how many times has Urie though about changing the style of the band’s song.
Tracks that underwent the “change,” include “Miss Jackson,” “The Ballad of Mona Lisa,” and of course the song that started it all, “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.” During the stunt, Urie admitted that he felt “Lying is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have without Taking Her Clothes Off” would be a sad opera, while he gave “Hallelujah” a hardcore twist. The stunt also proved that Urie could make fun of himself as he mocked his 16-year-old self by singing “Sins” with a high-pitched voice.
Check out Urie’s twist to the songs below as well as an actual interview with the singer about the band’s upcoming new record, Death of a Bachelor.
Death of a Bachelor is set to be released on Jan. 15, 2016 through Fueled by Ramen/DCD2. Pre-orders for the record are currently available on iTunes and on the band’s webstore where those who do pre-order it will receive instant downloads of “Hallelujah,” “Victorious” and newly unveiled single, “Emperor’s New Clothes.”
In support of Death of a Bachelor, the band will perform three intimate shows in the new year. The stops will include New York, Los Angeles, and London. The dates for the two promotion intimate show stops can be seen below.
01/12 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton (on sale 10/30 @ 10 am UTC)
01/14 – New York, NY @ (Le) Poisson Rouge (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am EST)
01/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Tower Theater (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am PST)