ABC’s The Set has returned for a third season, guns blazing. Sunny coast rockers The Chats teamed up with Genesis Owusu for a punk-indebted take on Talking Heads’ classic ‘Psycho Killer’ during the May 1st episode. 

The blistering take on the new wave anthem crystallised two things: 1) The Chats have long outgrown the ‘Smoko’ gimmick that defined their early career, and are now a tour-de-force live act and 2) Genesis Owusu may just be the best performer in the country. You can check out the cover below.

Elsewhere during the episode, The Chats performed their latest single ‘AC/DC CD’, whilst Genesis Owusu offered up a live version of his Smiling With No Teeth tracks ‘Whip Cracker’ and ‘A Song About Fishing’.

Watch The Chats and Genesis Owusu cover Talking Heads ‘Psycho Killer’ live on The Set

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If that wasn’t enough to satiate your craving for live David Byrne performances, fear not! This month, the Spike Lee and David Byrne collaborative live concert American Utopia will be landing on both Amazon Prime and Binge. Things are only getting fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-far better.

Full ‘The Set’ Season 3 Lineup

Premiered Saturday, 24th April

Lime Cordiale
Missy Higgins
Genesis Owusu
Paul Kelly
Hiatus Kaiyote
The Chats
Emma Donovan and The Putbacks
Eves Karydas
You Am I
Fanny Lumsden
Ziggy Ramo

‘The Set’ Season 3 Schedule

Premiered Saturday, 24th April

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