Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik joins Billy Joel on stage for mesmerising rendition of 'Iris'

Publish Date
Thursday, 19 August 2021, 5:46AM

The Piano Man is in a City of Angels State of Mind!

Inviting Goo Goo Dolls' lead singer John Rzeznik on stage, Billy Joel delivered one mesmerising rendition of the band's well-known hit 'Iris' to fans at Highmark Stadium in Buffalo, New York.

"Welcome to my hometown," the Goo Goo Dolls frontman said to the 72-year-old music legend before the duo belted out the song - with Joel playing piano and Rzeznik on acoustic guitar.

'Iris' was first released in 1998 and it peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US. 

The track was written by Rzeznik for the 1998 movie City of Angels. The romantic drama starred Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan. 'Iris' is sung from the perspective of Nicolas' character.