Blondie Cover Beastie Boys At NME Awards

Blondie took the stage at the NME Awards in Austin, Texas earlier this week, offering up a cover of the Beastie Boys's classic "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right to Party." The event took place on February 26, and Blondie was there to accept the Godlike Genius Award.

Best Solo Artist winner Lily Allen presented the punk icons with the award, while guitarist Chris Stein joked that they haven't always been so loved by the publication:

"Hey hey! Thank you NME. I'm very happy to be here tonight," he began.

"Thank you guys. Back in the old days, we had an adversarial relationship with NME. They used to rake us over the coals. But Karl Marx once told me there's no such thing as bad publicity."

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