During a landmark performance at the Egyptian Pyramids, Red Hot Chili Peppers introduced a cover version of Radiohead track ‘Pyramid Song’.
In a rare concert taking place at the Pyramids of Giza, Red Hot Chili Peppers rolled through their expansive back catalogue and put together a rolling 20 song setlist which included hits like ‘Californication’, ‘Under The Bridge’ and ‘By The Way’.
With a nod of the head to Radiohead, guitarist Josh Klinghoffer marked the occasion by performing a wonderful solo piano version of Radiohead’s ‘Pyramid Song’.
Bass player Flea said in a statement ahead of the performance: “Before each new place my body tingled with excitement, a yearning for a new mystery to unfold, a fascination with a new culture, the possibility of new friends, tasting new food, smelling new tastes, absorbing new rhythms.
“Learning. Learning. Learning. It is happening again right now, my heart is abuzz with joy at the prospect of performing in Egypt. I’m so grateful and humbled for the impending experience.”
He continued: “The pyramids, it’s unbelievable, we just jumped at the opportunity… I have always been fascinated by Egypt and that region of the world and I am so excited to go.”
Here’s the full performance: