One of the year’s best records so far (and likely at the end of 2016 as well) has been Car Seat Headrest‘s Teens of Denial. The indie rockers have been at it for more than half a decade, but their well-earned breakthrough has brought them from bedrooms and dives to festival stages and now their first TV performance. The group made their television debut on Thursday night by playing on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
With lead vocalist Will Toledo sporting a spiffed up suit (in addition to drummer Andrew Katz sporting a DIY, self-made Colbert t-shirt, of course), the band tore through a rendition of their latest LP’s opener “Fill In The Blank” all while a karaoke style screen displayed mad libs behind them so the audience could, well, you could guess. Seeing as how this is probably the biggest audience the band has had since… ever, to be honest, it could definitely be considered a great precursor to them playing at the massive Made In America Festival in Philadelphia next week. But judging by all we’ve seen so far this year, they don’t even need the practice. But we’ll gladly take it as something to hold us over.