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Lifehouse Torments Southwest Air Passengers With a Surprise Serenade

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Southwest Air passengers were treated to a lovely surprise performance from the band Lifehouse on Wednesday and I'm guessing they really enjoyed it.

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The aural invasion was the result of one of the airline's promotional campaigns, which they thought would be a great viral moment for hundreds of tired, annoyed passengers 40,000 feet in the air. Stereogum reports:

Lifehouse played on this flight yesterday as part of Live At 35, a Southwest promotional deal that involves surprise in-flight performances from bands like Plain White T's, Better Than Ezra, and Five For Fighting.

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Lifehouse reportedly performed a new song on the flight. Sure, I remember playing "Hanging On a Moment" on repeat circa 2000 when it first came out, but this is like the opposite of a surprise Beyoncé album. A few live tweets to capture the awesome jam session:

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kennybeaverstine
Kenny and the Llamas

Sounds like a subject for a game to me. Worst band to have burst into song on your flight? And no picking Nickelback or Creed, because duh.

I pick Coldplay, because there would definitely be a hundred people singing along to "Yellow" and you'd end up arrested for terrorist threats.