Coachella 2013: Wu-Tang Clan draw enormous crowd to Outdoor Theatre
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INDIO – The Wu-Tang Clan’s performance celebrating the 20-year anniversary of their album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)” drew one of the largest crowds to the Outdoor Theatre on Sunday evening.The Staten Island hip-hop group headlined the stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with thousands of people in attendance.
“If you feel the Wu-Tang spirit in your heart, put your W’s up,” said The Rza to the audience who complied.
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) was released in November 1993 and has sold more than one million copies.
Their first song was “Protect Ya Neck,” which was also appropriately enough the debut single of the group back in 1992.
Also performed Sunday night were the other singles from the 36 chambers album “Method Man,” “C.R.E.A.M.” and “Can It Be All So Simple.”
While group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard died in November 2004, the other group members filled in for him on Sunday.
Besides 36 chambers songs, group members also performed “Reunited” from Wu-Tang Forever and Method Man performed “Bring The Pain” while The Genius performed “4th Chamber.”