You all may know by now that I am a fan of the late night talk show shtick (Jimmy Fallon IS my boyfriend). “History of Rap,” “Mean Tweets,” Really?” “Freestylin With The Roots” – If I hear it was done, I am on my DVR or Youtube the next morning (my bedtime is 9pm). Recently, and maybe I am late to the party, I chanced upon a lovely bit on The Late Late Show with James Corden, that I could swear he got from me (sans celebrity guests)… Carpool Karaoke. The discovery was made when James Corden had the lovely Gwen Stefani riding shotgun, and they then picked up George Clooney and Julia Roberts (cue brain explosion).
Well last night Corden delighted us by showing his experience driving around and singing around with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Check out the video below.
After they give Corden terrible directions, he pops on the radio and they break into a rendition of “Can’t Stop,” with Flea headbanging and playing air bass in the backseat, ending with a verse from the musical, Oliver!
Do you want to know what “Heemi Lheemey” is? James does!
Next is “Give It Away,” and James wants to know just what Kiedis is going to give to his mama, papa, and daughter.
Some other highlights:
– Corden and Kiedis wrestling on someone’s lawn.
– Bare chests – Come on! It’s the Chili Peppers! I was surprised they were clothed at all.
– Their most rock-n-roll moment ever.
– Of course… some Chili Pepper faves.
– Cher used to babysit Kiedis.
– Flea mostly sings the bass line, not the words – appropriate.
I love Flea’s face! “What’s the matter,? Chicken?”
So enjoyable! You must watch!
The Late Late Show with James Corden airs weeknights at 12:37am ET.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Carpool Karaoke
James invites Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to carpool around Los Angeles, which leads to a wrestling match and the debut of “Heemi Lheemey.”