Texan singer Sharleen Spiteri joined Wu-Tang Clan on stage during their recent performance in Scotland. Below you can see images from the moment, as well as the full setlist.
The band took to the stage at the OVO Hydro Stadium in Glasgow on Monday (June 12) as part of their “NY State Of Mind” tour.
Towards the end of their 24-song set, the band surprised fans with a guest appearance by Tejano singer Spiteri, who joined them on stage to sing “Say What You Want (Every Day, Every Day )) to represent.””, a theme he said. reworked with the hip-hop group in 1998.
Also, it was almost 25 years since the Wu-Tang Clan and Spiteri first got together to collaborate on a track, which happened when she performed the song ‘Say What You Want’ – taken from a rock album Scottish 1997 band ‘White On Blonde. ‘ – to RZA to mix and finish the recording.
Eventually, the two ended up making an official collaboration on the track, calling the remixed version “Say What You Want (Every Day, Every Day)”. Spiteri also performed a famous version of the song at the 1998 Brit Awards with the group’s own Method Man. You can see the performance at the Brit Awards here.
In addition to a guest appearance by the Tejano singer, other concert highlights included performances of her favorite songs including “Protect Ya Neck,” “CREAM” and “Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta F’ Wit.”
The group also used the performance to cover other artists’ songs, including Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down),” which opened the show, and The Beatles’ 1969 hit “Abbey Road ,” “Come Together”. See below for images from the show and the full set list.
The Wu-Tang Clan set was:
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)’ (Nancy Sinatra version)
Clan in da Front’ (the first part of the song)
Liquid Sword’ (GZA/Genius song)
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Scarfaces incarcerated’ (Raekwon song)
Bring on Ruckus
Da Mystery of Chessboxin”
‘Clan in da Front’ (Second part of the song)
Criminology’ (Raekwon song)
‘Ice Cream’ (Raekwon song)
’97 Mentality’ (Cappadonna song)
Wu-Tang Clan Nuthing ta F’ Wit’ (Raekwon song)
Can It Be That Simple
Protect Ya Neck
Come Together’ (The Beatles version)
4th Chamber’ (GZA/Genius song)
Say What You Want’ (All Day) (Texas version) (by Sharleen Spiteri)
Shimmy Shimmy Ya’ (Ol’ Dirty Bastard song)
I got your money’ (Ol’ Dirty Bastard song)
In addition to their collaboration on “Say What You Want (Everyday, Every Day)” in 1998, the hip-hop veterans also reunited with the Tejano singer in 2021, for a track called “Hi,” which featured as the lead single from the rock band’s tenth studio album of the same name.
In other Wu-Tang Clan news, the group played the last concert of this leg of their “NY State Of Mind” tour yesterday (June 13) at London’s O2. The remainder of the tour will begin with several North American dates in September, including stops in Nashville, Hollywood and Tampa. Get tickets for US concerts here.
Last year, they also released the Legacy board book, encased in a 400-pound steel chamber and limited to 36 copies.
The release coincides with the 30th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s 1993 seminal album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Rooms).” The 300-page leather-bound book features never-before-seen photos of the group’s 10 members, taken by photographers including Danny Hasting and Kyle Christy.
Earlier this year, Spiteri shared his love of Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black” as part of NME’s Soundtrack Of My Life series.
He also recalled his encounter with Lionel Ritchie in the NME series Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells? “I was introduced as, ‘This is Sharleen from Texas,’ and I just put it to her: For the rest of the night, have been Lionel go out to talk to someone and then come back and say, ‘ Were your parents. from Texas? Dad works in Texas? From every angle. He didn’t believe I wasn’t from Texas. To the point where I was like, “Lionel, listen, cut the fuck off! Leave him alone! We just call ourselves Texas. There is no link. Nothing”.