On the latest stop of her ongoing Rainbow tour, the singer paid tribute to Petty by covering his 1991 hit “Into the Great Wide Open.” The performance came at the start of her set’s encore.
“Not trying to be a downer but I just think this is one of the most beautiful songs ever written, and I want to pay my respects,” Kesha told the sold-out crowd. The delicate performance is led by Kesha’s emotive vocals, and you can watch fan-filmed video below. Kesha’s tour continues tonight in Maryland.[h/t Stereogum/SPIN; featured image via YouTube screengrab]