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OutKast’s second Coachella performance was much better

OutKast // Photo by Ted Maider
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    Photo by Ted Maider

    OutKast returned to Indio, CA on Friday night for another go-around as Coachella headliners, and by all accounts, it went over much better than their weekend one performance.

    If you recall, Big Boi and Andre 3000’s first Coachella performance received lukewarm reviews. The main criticisms centered around Andre, who played with his back to the crowd for most of the set. Their setlist also included lengthy solo sets from each rapper, a random cameo from Future that came across more like an advertisement for his own new album, and was ultimately cut short due to curfew before Killer Mike could perform.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Big Boi and Andre 3000 seemed to take the criticisms to heart, as they unfurled a revamped setlist that featured shorter solo sets, more hits in the middle portion of the set (including “Hey Ya”), and much more energy.

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    Andre 3000, especially, seemed like a man renewed: clad in a one-piece jumpsuit with a gigantic tag that read “For Sale” on one side and “Sold Out” on the other, he smiled gleefully through hits like “So Fresh, So Clean,” “Roses,” and “Hey Ya,” even as he sang it – to the audience, rather than facing away from them – with a bit of raw sarcasm seeping through.

    (Read: Dusting ‘Em Off: Outkast – Speakerboxx/The Love Below)

    Check out the full setlist below. OutKast will next appear at CounterPoint Festival in their hometown of Atlanta later this month.

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    Setlist:
    B.O.B.
    Gasoline Dreams
    ATLiens
    Skew It on the Bar-B
    Rosa Parks
    Da Art of Storytellin’, Part 1
    Aquemini
    SpottieOttieDopaliscious (with Sleepy Brown)
    Ms. Jackson
    Kryptonite (I’m on It) (Big Boi song)
    GhettoMusick
    The Way You Move (with Sleepy Brown)
    She Lives in My Lap
    (“Vibrate” intro)
    Prototype
    Hey Ya!
    Hootie Hoo
    Crumblin’ Erb
    Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
    Player’s Ball
    Elevators (Me & You)
    Roses
    So Fresh, So Clean (with Sleepy Brown)
    Int’l Player’s Anthem (I Choose You) (Underground Kingz cover)
    The Whole World (with Killer Mike)

    OutKast 2014 Tour Dates:
    04/25-27 – Kingston Downs, GA @ CounterPoint
    05/02-04 – Tampa, FL @ Big Guava Festival
    05/16-18 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
    05/23-25 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
    05/30 – Napa Valley, CA @ BottleRock Music Festival
    06/06-08 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball Music Festival
    06/15 – Warsaw, PL @ Orange Warsaw
    06/19-22 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
    06/29 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
    06/29-07/06 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
    07/06 – London, UK @ Wireless Festival
    07/09 – Montreux, CH @ Montreux Jazz Festival
    07/10-12 – Frauenfeld, CH @ Openair Frauenfeld 
    07/11-13 – Ferropolis, DE @ Splash! Festival
    07/13 – Rotterdam, NL @ North Sea Festival
    07/18-20 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
    07/18-20 – Vancouver, BC @ Pemberton Music Festival
    07/25-27 – Niigata Prefecture, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
    08/01 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music Festival
    08/02 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
    08/03 – Toronto, ON @ OVO Fest
    08/07 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Fest
    08/08-09 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West Festival
    08/08-09 – Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival 
    08/14-16 – Kiewit, BE @ Pukkelpop
    08/15-17 – Hockenheim, DE @ Rock ‘n’ Heim
    08/22 – Englewood, CO @ Mad Decent Block Party
    09/04-07 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival

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