Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are the latest amongst artists who are taking to the Internet to connect to their fans while people remain in COVID-19 lockdown measures. You can watch the video below.
All four bandmates performed "Light of Day," the Bruce Springsteen-penned song that first premiered in a 1987 movie starring Jett alongside Michael J. Fox, while practicing social distancing in their homes. The song, which reached No. 33 on the Hot 100, has become a regular part of Jett's setlist while she performs live. Springsteen has also performed the song over 300 times in concert.
Last month, Jett highlighted the importance of international solidarity on social media as she shared, "Let's all take the advice so we can protect each other &get back to doing what we [love] — playing rocknroll for you. Even if it hasn't hit your community yet, this is real &we all must take it seriously. Can't wait to see you all once we #BeatTheVirus."
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are slated as the opening act for Def Leppard, Poison and the reunited Motley Crue's massive stadium tour this summer. While the bands have not yet officially announced any changes to the current 2020 tour dates, it is unlikely all the shows will happen as originally planned while coronavirus continues to spread.
The video first aired on MSNBC before Jett shared it on her social media channel.