Fall Out Boy have treated fans to a new version of Billy Joel‘s iconic hit, ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire.’ The band during their So Much For (Tour) Dust, managed to find time to update the lyrics of this classic track.
The quartet’s rendition of ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ encompasses significant events from 1989 to the present day. The new version serves as a musical time capsule, highlighting noteworthy occurrences since the original release.
In a statement accompanying the song’s release, the band shared their inspiration behind the cover and the decision to update it. Reflecting on the song’s impact during their formative years, they recognized the importance of the people and events it referenced, some fading into obscurity while others shaping the world forever. With over three decades of significant happenings since its original release, the band saw fit to give the song a “system update,” injecting their own spin into the narrative.
Fall Out Boy‘s refreshed rendition of ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ showcases their creativity and ability to seamlessly weave together past and present in a captivating and nostalgic manner.