Watch: Dan Deacon, DIIV and Ryan Adams on late night TV
Dan Deacon, DIIV and Ryan Adams all made appearances on the late night American chat show circuit yesterday, and you can watch all of the action below.
Dan Deacon utilised his incredible smartphone app on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He performed 'True Thrush' for his national television debut.
DIIV cancelled a couple of shows to perform 'Doused' for their network television debut on Letterman, which was probably a good thing as they nailed it.
Ryan Adams performed a reworked version of 'Shine Through the Dark', which appears on the soundtrack for Judd Apatow's latest film This is 40, on Conan.
Dan Deacon - 'True Thrush'
DIIV - 'Doused'
Ryan Adams - 'Shine Through the Dark'
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