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- Posted on Jul 31st 2009 12:30PM by Ginny Yang
Earlier in the evening, Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos announced, "It's f---ing crazy in here" while playing in front of laser projections and a black-and-white video display. The Boston natives danced along on a stage crowded with bouncing balls, as Angelakos sweated and stomped back and forth in white sneakers. The performance followed their television debut on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' on Wednesday night, making this their second show with the Roots in an as many nights.
During their set, Passion Pit powered through tunes off their recently released album Manners, including 'Little Secrets,' 'The Reeling' and 'Sleepyhead.' The five-piece worked hard to win over the crowd, swinging microphones and standing on monitors. "Are you still with us?" wondered Angelakos at one point during the performance, and the chorus of cheers from the crowd seamlessly blended in with the band's synths. But it was nothing compared to what would come when Mr. West strutted on stage later.