Japanese Breakfast delivered two songs from their acclaimed 2021 LP Jubilee as a musical guest in the final episode of the season Saturday night liveHosted by Natasha Lyonne.
The band performed the first two songs on the LP, starting with the hit opening song “Be Sweet” before returning later in the bittersweet episode – which saw the long cast farewells. five Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson – to play “Paprika.”
The SNL performance capped a big year for Michelle Zauner and her third studio LP, released almost a year ago in June 2021: Jubilee ranked in 10th place on Rolling StoneListing the 50 Best Albums of 2021 and LPs nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at this year’s Grammy Awards, Zauner also nodded for Best New Artist.
After playing Coachella last month, Breakfast Japanese will spend most of the rest of 2022 on the road, embarking on an extended transcontinental trip that includes festive gigs at Wilco’s Solid Sound, Boston Calling, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Pitchfork, Seattle’s Day In Day Out and more. In addition to private performances, the band will also be making special guests for artists like Florence + The Machine and Yeah Yeah Yeahs later this year.
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