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OutKast’s second Coachella performance was much better

on April 19, 2014, 11:04am

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.

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.

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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