Jenny Lewis Performs 'Wasted Youth'

  • Published on Jun 25, 2019
  • Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performs a song from her album 'On the Line.'
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Comments • 184

  • Duckman 1979
    Duckman 1979 Month ago

    not sure how i feel into a Jenny Lewis music dive but, i’m very impressed she comes off like the female version of Butch Walker which can only be a good thing (really enjoyable stuff) 👍

  • jet black
    jet black Month ago

    Andrew Yang and Jenny Lewis on the same show!

  • Brett Morris
    Brett Morris Month ago

    excellent, beautiful, sublime.

  • 木下祐一
    木下祐一 2 months ago

    what does 'on a poppy'' mean?

    • jet black
      jet black Month ago

      Drugs like heroin morphine opium are made from poppy flowers.

  • Nick Stone
    Nick Stone 3 months ago

    Love this so much

  • eddie
    eddie 4 months ago

    KTBG brought me here. I love her sound. Talented woman.

  • Joanna Middendorp
    Joanna Middendorp 4 months ago

    Like fine wine 👌🏼 my girl

  • A Series of Bleeps & Crashes - Variety Show

    I love this woman’s voice for a long time now. She inspired me to write my own music, give it a listen: tell me what you think. We must support underground artists!!

  • Jud citizen
    Jud citizen 5 months ago +1

    this song really sneaks up on you... so beautiful and catchy

  • Tom Fitzpatrick
    Tom Fitzpatrick 5 months ago +1

    i dont think the genaral public gets the costumes great singer song writer on that show i would think you would want to look better the west coast may have got it but the mid west and east coast went to bed

  • Robert Peach
    Robert Peach 5 months ago

    I can't decide whether the guitarist is just super nervous or having a mild stroke.

  • Justin Baugh
    Justin Baugh 6 months ago +1

    Jenny Lewis is m’fin rock star. She’s my forever favorite. From Troop Beverly Hills and The Golden Girls to Rilo Kiley and collabs with Postal Service to her solo albums. She’s one of the greats of our time. People need to wake up.

  • Michael Brice
    Michael Brice 6 months ago

    I also am in trouble...di di di diii dooooo

  • Kevin Durham
    Kevin Durham 6 months ago

    Love The Late Show, always gives me ideas for my channel (for comedy and with celebrities)

  • Mr. Trancis
    Mr. Trancis 6 months ago

    she sings to put down that bong. does she mean she wasted her youth on a "papi"?

  • Geo Dez
    Geo Dez 6 months ago

    "Wasted youth"? I thought it would sound more like grunge.

  • ChiTownLioness X
    ChiTownLioness X 6 months ago +2

    Omg! When a song gives me goosebumps! I have to wear it out. I love this song I'm going to Amazon music right now

  • Imran Aziz
    Imran Aziz 6 months ago


  • eJacob Cornelius
    eJacob Cornelius 6 months ago +3

    What a spectacular voice. Saw her open for Beck at MSG. Great show.

  • Laeiryn
    Laeiryn 6 months ago

    I remember seeing her in Troop Beverly Hills a million times as a kid... still amazing!

  • Thad Dixon
    Thad Dixon 6 months ago +1

    I'm listening to this while watching the Wizard muted in the background.

  • JFK 007
    JFK 007 6 months ago +2

    I wasted 4 minutes and 17 seconds , where is my refund?

  • Takincareof Business
    Takincareof Business 6 months ago

    Terrific drug awareness neat retro tune feeling. Danceable, too! TU

  • Cro Magnon
    Cro Magnon 6 months ago +1

    The guitarist wants to fight me!! Screw you dude im drunk!!!

  • Wendy Desparois
    Wendy Desparois 6 months ago +1

    I like their outfits; weird but comfortable looking. Also, like the person's hairdo, the one on the bass. :)

    • UbikLoob
      UbikLoob 6 months ago

      Wendy Desparois it’s a good do

  • LeavingIt Blank
    LeavingIt Blank 6 months ago +1

    Doesn't it seem odd that he has these musical guests but doesn't interview them?

  • boobtuber06
    boobtuber06 6 months ago +2

    how did popular music of the last ten years get so boring???

  • dphotos
    dphotos 7 months ago +15

    Finally a former child actress who can sing and write. That was always her best talents. She is a great performer.

  • Action Sloth
    Action Sloth 7 months ago

    I have such a huge crush on Jenny Lewis

  • Nate Davies
    Nate Davies 7 months ago +1

    It's cute how they're wearing matching track suits lol
    Much less provocative than the cover she shot (I happen to like both).

  • 1 first
    1 first 7 months ago +1

    I wish the people out there that thumbs down that song would just not! That was really GOOD!

  • Trowa71
    Trowa71 7 months ago +1

    Oh, shit, I just saw her in Toronto with Death Cab! Great show, even though rain. Glad she played a Postal Service song too!

  • Meg Van Schaik
    Meg Van Schaik 7 months ago


  • Denam
    Denam 7 months ago

    Now that is one unfortunate thumbnail

  • fabian lopez
    fabian lopez 7 months ago

    my bourbon is gone...

  • decoymiata
    decoymiata 7 months ago +1

    Nope! Trash.

    • NakedAndLaughing
      NakedAndLaughing 7 months ago +1

      Yeah I bet you like Kpop BS. Quit liking your own comment.

  • Robbie Hart
    Robbie Hart 7 months ago +2

    Great message done subtle and swell.

  • Jeromel Peralta
    Jeromel Peralta 7 months ago


  • Michael Helms
    Michael Helms 7 months ago

    Is this song about what I think it is? (The alkaloid in poppies that can steal away your youth). I like it whatever it's about. Great band with strings, singable chorus, attractive singer/songwriter.

    • NakedAndLaughing
      NakedAndLaughing 7 months ago

      @Timi M Nah...her mom did heroin so it makes me wonder if she ever tried it.

    • Timi M
      Timi M 7 months ago

      It could also be a reference to wartime, since a poppy is the commemorative flower.

  • how_to destroy_angels81

    💜💚KILO RILEY💚💜

  • Unhappy American
    Unhappy American 7 months ago +2

    Meatloafs version was better.

  • Rayzersword
    Rayzersword 7 months ago +2

    Damn I was really hoping it would have some connection to the meatloaf song haha

  • Lisa Curl
    Lisa Curl 7 months ago +1

    She put on such a great show in our city this past spring!

  • Keith Shaw
    Keith Shaw 7 months ago

    Here she is a week ago with some 'start-up-band' named: Death Cab for Cutie!!

  • Keith Shaw
    Keith Shaw 7 months ago +1

    another great song from this album is Red Bull & Hennessy feat: Director Eric Notarnicola’s grainy, vintage-looking clip features quick appearances from an impressive cast, including Beck, St. Vincent, Mac DeMarco, a nattily attired Jeff Goldblum, Vanessa Bayer, Jason Schwartzman, Danielle Haim, Nikki Lane, Tim Heidecker, and former WCW World Heavyweight Champion David Arquette

  • Charles Montague
    Charles Montague 7 months ago +3

    Am I the only one who thought Colbert had a great rack? lol
    0:01 pause at one second

  • melissa saint
    melissa saint 7 months ago +22

    I wish the refrain was
    "I wasted my youth on a puppy"
    😂 very different song...

    • Anna
      Anna 7 months ago +1

      Oh I wasn't aware the "puppy" meant drugs. Thanks to your conversation, I learned something new today!

    • Barbara Roberts
      Barbara Roberts 7 months ago +2

      @melissa saint Yes, I try to take care of my body and mind together as "one" if you know what I mean...and my soul...I wish the very best for you and yours...many Blessings to you melissa saint.

    • melissa saint
      melissa saint 7 months ago +3

      @Barbara Roberts Im so sorry to hear this, Barbara. It is sometimes maddening, I know, to have to watch someone you love self-destruct. I hope you are able to protect yourself emotionally 😞
      A close biological relative of mine is a severe alcoholic, so I also opted to not drink! I didnt feel like I needed it to relax socially, so I decided it was better to just avoid it altogether.
      I hope, like me, you have been rewarded with better health than you might otherwise have had.

    • Barbara Roberts
      Barbara Roberts 7 months ago +3

      @melissa saint My sister is an addict...she was supposed to have died of liver failure years ago..but she has survived but keeps doing drugs...all kinds...I can relate to you...she is 63 and been an addict since a teenager. I have never even smoked cigarettes and I stopped drinking many many years ago..though not an alcoholic I just wanted to make sure I didn't become like my father or sister..he died 4 years ago..

    • melissa saint
      melissa saint 7 months ago +3

      @Barbara Roberts Oh my goodness, no, Barbara. You were just trying to be informative, you couldn't possibly have know that about a stranger!
      Thank you for your very kind words, though.

  • Sir Frankie Delmane
    Sir Frankie Delmane 7 months ago +5

    I pretty much hate everything about this.

  • Alexander Campbell
    Alexander Campbell 7 months ago +2

    Jenny Lewis AND "Ever Wondered What Happened To Fred Savage's Love Interest In 'The Wiz'? -- Well, Here She Is"

    • Alexander Campbell
      Alexander Campbell 7 months ago

      @Keith Shaw And isn't Raccoon Mario from Super Mario 3 her Drummer?

    • Keith Shaw
      Keith Shaw 7 months ago

      isn't that when/how she met Blake?

    • Alexander Campbell
      Alexander Campbell 7 months ago

      @PJ Chamberlain You are right! 'The Wiz' would have been Diana Ross or Michael Jackson"

    • PJ Chamberlain
      PJ Chamberlain 7 months ago


  • Alexander Campbell
    Alexander Campbell 7 months ago

    Jenny Lewis AND "Should Be Singing Sheb Wooley's Purple People Eater"

  • Alexander Campbell
    Alexander Campbell 7 months ago +1

    Jenny Lewis AND "The Purple Oyster Cult"

  • Alexander Campbell
    Alexander Campbell 7 months ago +7

    Jenny Lewis AND "Single Handidly Bringing Back The Musical Stylings Of Patti Page"

  • Alexander Campbell
    Alexander Campbell 7 months ago

    Jenny Lewis AND 'We Can Actually See This Music Performamce!!!"

  • Thomas Hardey
    Thomas Hardey 7 months ago +3

    The skull track suits are awesome. My mom would dig it.

  • Musical Commentary
    Musical Commentary 7 months ago


  • martin timmer
    martin timmer 7 months ago +4

    The bass player got some serious hair problems...or he wants to be a poodle 🐩

  • S Tramayne
    S Tramayne 7 months ago +5

    Love the song. Not too sure about the skull sweat shirts.

    • rob cotton
      rob cotton 7 months ago +2

      imagine being such a pathetic shit that you're bothered by human anatomy

    • NakedAndLaughing
      NakedAndLaughing 7 months ago +1

      @tubularAp Huh? I'm alive sweetie and not sure what you're talking about. I don't wear skulls so try again you TubUhLard

    • tubularAp
      tubularAp 7 months ago

      @NakedAndLaughing -- You dead people are something else lmao. I feel sorry for you, celebrating death and decay ... while you are alive.
      Well, at least you are naked and laughing, so I'll give you that ;)

    • NakedAndLaughing
      NakedAndLaughing 7 months ago +2

      @tubularAp you people are something else lmao. you'll soon be a skull one day.

    • Heather Burgess
      Heather Burgess 7 months ago

      It's her merch.

  • Jen Ship
    Jen Ship 7 months ago +2

    I love how insane she's become

  • PalmurcioWorld
    PalmurcioWorld 7 months ago +7

    They look from another era. A better one.

    • jojuinc
      jojuinc 6 months ago

      Timi M heroin is made from poppies. The lyrics are about wasting your youth doing drugs. “Sister we’re sliding down a bong”

    • Timi M
      Timi M 7 months ago

      I think that's the subtle message they are trying to put across. Hairstyle and makeup from the 60s, psychedelic background from the 70s, tracksuits from the 80s (with a wink to the 50s when a pop bands had to dress in the same outfit). And the poppy is a reference to wartime, although war never stopped in the other decades either. So I'm guessing the message is to not waste your youth on war.

    • Jen Ship
      Jen Ship 7 months ago +3

      It's called the 90s

  • Anthony Hill
    Anthony Hill 7 months ago

    Great tune