OneRepublic Offer 'Counting Stars' for 'Guitar Center Sessions'

Rolling Stone

For the upcoming episode of DirecTV's Guitar Center Sessions, OneRepublic performed "Counting Stars," the first track on their most recent album, Native. The band jammed out on guitars, drums, xylophone and tambourines under dramatic red lights against a backdrop of guitars.

"We had such a great time when performing 'Counting Stars' at Guitar Center," frontman Ryan Tedder said. "[We] took that all the way to New Orleans where we shot the official video." 

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The band joins an impressive  lineup for the show's new season, with performances by acts including the Smashing Pumpkins, Goo Goo Dolls, Fitz and the Tantrums and Talib Kweli.  Each episode features exclusive live performances at Guitar Center in Hollywood, as well as behind the scenes footage and personal interviews by music journalist Nic Harcourt. 

Tune in to see OneRepublic's episode of Guitar Center Sessions on Friday, June 7th, at 9 p.m. EST exclusively on DirecTV's Audience Network (Channel 239).

This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone: OneRepublic Offer 'Counting Stars' for 'Guitar Center Sessions'
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