On night time three of Hanukkah Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin dipped into an all-time traditional from one in all their favorites. “As soon as known as the ‘greatest Jewish band to come back out of Britain,’ 10cc’s MOTs Godley, Crème and Gouldman recorded a ton of hits — right here’s one of many many: ‘The Issues We Do For Love’ as sung by Inara George!” they wrote within the description to the most recent video from their 2022 “Hanukkah Classes” collection.
Singer George — Kurstin’s associate within the indie pop duo The Hen and the Bee — soared with the swoony ballad, belting out the music’s dreamy lyrics about strolling by means of any type of climate for love as Kurstin banged out the observe’s barroom roll on his piano and Grohl hled down the beat. As a bonus, Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass casually added in some background candy harmonies.
That is Grohl and Kurstin’s third yr posting eight nights of covers of songs made well-known by Jewish musicians. In a twist, this yr’s efforts have been all recorded reside at Los Angeles’ intimate Largo on Dec. 5 with a solid of all-star friends taking the stage on the 250-capacity membership that additionally included the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O and Grohl’s 16-year-old daughter, Violet. Night time one featured beloved director Judd Apatow rocking by means of a canopy of Blood, Sweat & Tears’ 1969 Grammy-nominated Billboard Scorching 100 No. 2 hit “Spinning Wheel.” On night time two, P!nk rolled as much as “Get The Social gathering Began” with a run by means of her signature 20001 bar mitzvah jam.
Grohl and Kurstin launched the primary “Classes” in Dec. 2020 within the midst of the primary winter of the COVID-19 pandemic, dropping one new cowl for every night time of the vacation. Within the midst of a regarding rise in antisemitic incidents and hate speech within the U.S., proceeds from the Largo night time went to the Anti-Defamation League.
Watch “The Issues We Do For Love” beneath.