Final week (April 12), Loudwire reported on pop/hip-hop artist Lizzo defending one in every of right this moment’s most closely divisive rock bands: Nickelback. Welp, her reward has not gone unnoticed by the Canadian ensemble, as they not too long ago thanked her for her supportive efforts.
Again in 2019, Lizzo argued that Nickelback “get a whole lot of shit” whereas she was taking part in a sport of “Jam or Not a Jam” with CBC Music.
Particularly, she began listening to “How You Remind Me” – from 2001’s Silver Facet Up – and requested: “Why do individuals not like Nickelback?” She added: “I believe that this can be a jam. It has a wonderful climax . . . all people is aware of this melody. . . . I believe they get a whole lot of shit as a result of [vocalist Chad Kroeger] had a curly blonde perm. That’s the one purpose why they get shit ‘trigger that is an incredible track.”
Thankfully, Nickelback appreciated her admiration; the truth is, they shared the clip on their Instagram account final Tuesday (April 11), commenting: “Thanks @lizzobeeating for the sort phrases! Open invite any present any time.. possibly see you in Houston this summer season?”
You may see their publish, in addition to the video for “How You Remind Me,” under.
Unsurprisingly, their Instagram followers agreed with Lizzo. For instance, two individuals replied: “Nickelback has by no means not rocked! Been a fan because the first LP and nonetheless am!” and “I don’t assume anybody really dislikes Nickelback… in case you obtained just a few drinks in somebody and turned them on there is no such thing as a method they aren’t singing together with it.”
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Lizzo’s love of the style shouldn’t come as a shock, both, contemplating that she was rocking out to Rammstein’s “Du Hast” throughout a live performance this previous February.
Talking of Nickelback, we simply included “How You Remind Me” in our record of the 66 Finest Rock Songs of the 2000s – 2000-2009. Plus, their newest LP – 2022’s Get Rollin’ – was nominated for Rock Album of the Yr on the 2023 Juno Awards (nonetheless, they in the end misplaced to Alexisonfire’s Otherness).
In fact, Nickelback are additionally set to embark on a North American tour all through the summer season. Go right here for tickets,
So, how do you are feeling about Lizzo’s admiration for the Canadian foursome? Tell us!
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