Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus plays ‘Dammit’ in the ‘Last of Us’ video game – National

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Throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic, Blink-182 bassist and co-founder Mark Hoppus spent much of his time on Twitch, the live video streaming service, in order to stay in contact with his fans while simultaneously playing video games.Although the 48-year-old musician generally spreads by playing Nintendo’s bestseller Animal crossing game, 2020’s New Horizons, he recently got a taste for the long-awaited action-adventure title from PlayStation, The last of us, part II.

In the highly anticipated game – which Sony abandoned on June 19, almost 7 years after the original – players can take control of the main character, Ellie, in a mini-game where she plays the six-string guitar.

During a stream on Monday July 6, Hoppus apparently got a taste for the popular game mechanic and provided his audience with unexpected fan service when he started playing an acoustic version of the smash hit of Blink-182 in 1997 Damn it in the video game itself.

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The 59-second light clip was captured by an Italian fan page Blink-182 and shared on his YouTube account just hours after the game stream developed by Naughty Dog on Hoppus was released.

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“It’s good to tell me what you think of me / I won’t try to argue or blame you / I know you are leaving, you must have your reasons”, sings Hoppus in the simplified version of the air fan favorite.

“Wait, how are the lyrics going [sic]”Said the California-born musician with a chuckle after apparently forgetting the lyrics.

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“What’s the next line?” Hoppus continues to ask his disciples.

“Oh, yeah, sorry,” he said when he saw a number of comments from viewers, which reminded him of the correct words.

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker perform with the group at the Xcel Energy Center.

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker perform with the group at the Xcel Energy Center.


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“The season is approaching, your photos are falling,” sings Hoppus before reaching a final agreement.

Damn it serves as the third track from Blink-182’s second year studio album Dude Ranch and is one of their most successful songs to date.

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Because the two-minute, 45-second song was originally written by Hoppus, some viewers got to know social media by noting their joy after watching it forget the lyrics.

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“The best part of Mark Hoppus trying to play Damn it with the guitar in play The last of us (part II) When Mark Hoppus forgot the lyrics of the song, Mark Hoppus wrote, ”joked a user on Twitter.

« One of my favorite humans, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, started broadcasting on Twitch and played his song Damn it in TLOU2 and forgot the lyrics, “another tweeted.

“Come on, Markus,” they added.

“I don’t know if I felt as old as I did watching Mark Hoppus forget the words Damn it, ” joked another Twitter user of the song for almost 23 years.

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As good as Damn it, an abundance of popular rock songs have been played and recorded using The Last of Us, Part IISam’s guitar mini-game, including Metallica’s single certified 1991 Platinum Nothing else matters.

Blink-182’s Damn it is now available on all major streaming platforms, including Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube.

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