Flight of the Conchords will return to HBO with a one-hour comedy particular in Could, in line with a brand new press launch. The New Zealand-duo will tape a dwell particular on their United Kingdom tour that may characteristic among the basic Conchords tunes everyone knows and love, whereas additionally that includes some new, never-before-heard musical materials.
Casey Bloys, the president of Programming for HBO, formally confirmed the comeback. Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement have reunited for a brand new efficiency, after the success of their latest comeback tour, Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords Tour. Flight of the Conchords is a musical duo that had an extremely in style and splendidly oddball tv present with HBO, titled Flight of the Conchords, that featured a few of their branded New Zealand humor, together with musical numbers that cemented not solely their musical abilities, but in addition some spectacular comedic chops.
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The sequence lasted for 2 seasons from 2007 to 2009, earlier than every of them expanded their respective careers far and past the tv display screen. This reunion will mark a welcome return to type for each McKenzie and Clement, about 10 years after they made a reputation for themselves with their sequence. They have been recognized for songs like “Albi the Racist Dragon,” “The Most Lovely Woman (Within the Room),” “A Kiss is Not A Contract,” “Robots” and a stellar David Bowie impression with “Bowie.” The Conchords have two full-length albums that includes a lot of the songs from the present, Flight of the Conchords and I Instructed You I Was Freaky.
McKenzie and Clement have each constructed spectacular and noteworthy careers after their HBO sequence. McKenzie has principally stayed offscreen, however has lent his songwriting and musical skills to The Muppets, for which he received an Academy Award for Finest Tune, and Muppets Most Wished. He’s additionally contributed music to The Simpsons. Clement has stayed onscreen, lending his deep golden voice to all kinds of characters from Moana and The BFG to The LEGO Batman Film and Rick and Morty. Alongside along with his voice-over work, he’s additionally appeared in final 12 months’s status tv phenomenon Legion and starred within the indie-comedy What We Do within the Shadows. Clement can also be engaged on a observe as much as What We Do within the Shadows with Taika Waititi in addition to a by-product tv sequence.
The musical return is tremendous thrilling for Conchords followers, because it’s onerous to discover a comedic musical group that matches the what they create to the desk. McKenzie and Clement are each unimaginable songwriters, and any likelihood to listen to a brand new tune or two is a uncommon occurring that needs to be cherished.
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The Flight of the Conchords comedy particular will premiere on HBO this Could.