VIDEO: Indie Quartet Supergroup Planetarium Perform 'Mercury' on LATE SHOW

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT last night to perform "Mercury" from their new, collaborative album Planetarium-watch the performance below!

The quartet plays their only North American shows together this week: tonight at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell, Thursday at LA's Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Friday at the Fox Theatre in Oakland.

Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more. Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human, the show is broadcast from the historic and newly renovated Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on September 8, 2015.

A multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, Colbert is well-known for his previous late night show, "The Colbert Report," which concluded on Friday, Dec. 18, 2014. The program received wide-spread critical acclaim and earned two Peabody Awards and 29 Emmy Award nominations, including two Emmy wins for Outstanding Variety Series (2013, 2014) and four Emmy wins for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (2008, 2010, 2013, 2014). Prior to that, Colbert spent eight years as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" as an on-air personality and writer of news satire for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series.

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