The Killers gave the folk classic an alt-rock makeover.

By Hayden Wright

The Killers performed at The Lake Tahoe Summit—a meeting of global environmentalists and lawmakers—and delivered their take on Bob Dylan’s classic “Blowin’ in the Wind.” The original song was inspired by social and cultural changes of the 1960s, but its message holds true for climate change action.

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The band’s set was hosted by Nevada Senator Harry Reid, and the native Nevadans lent their support and star wattage to the summit.

Watch the Killers translate the Dylan folk standard into a charged alt-rocker here:


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