Sharon Van Etten Rocks Out to Potent 'Comeback Kid' on 'Tonight Show': Watch

Sharon Van Etten
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Sharon Van Etten performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on March 18, 2019.

Proving the 80’s new wave is in full effect, Sharon Van Etten gave a captivatingly emotive performance of her rocking track “Comeback Kid,” on Monday night’s (March 18) The Tonight Show.

Her eyes open wide and fist occasionally clenching to punctuate the urgent vocals, the singer commanded the stage bathed in flashing multicolored lights as she rocked out to the thunderous beats from her live band while belting out the track's emotional lyrics.

“‘Hey, you're the comeback kid’/ See me look away, I'm the runaway/ I'm the stay-out-late, I'm recovering/ Kid at the top of our street/ I was somewhat like him, I was somebody,” she sang in a sometimes hoarse shout that drove home the song's no wave edge.

“Comeback Kid” is the first single from Van Etten’s album Remind Me Tomorrow, which was released in January.

Watch her full performance on The Tonight Show below.


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