The Who Super Bowl Performance Studio Version

FlashGordon rgordon1276 at
Fri Feb 12 14:26:54 UTC 2010

It's possible Daltrey's mic cut out somewhere along the way and they
patched in the rehearsal version.  However, glitches in the broadcast
that people are pointing out look like the video skips, and mostly the
words sync with his mouth really well.  It's about as good as you will
get from CBS, whose syncing generally sucks on the tape delay. The
instruments sync pretty well too, except for Zak's last hit on the
drums--were they already unplugging the cables?

Clearly Pete didn't lip-sync, as he was way off what Daltrey was
singing.  They always have a backing tape for these particular songs,
and there was a bit more on it this time, the crowd noise for one
thing, as there was no effort to pick up the actual crowd in the

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