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The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Flea explains why Chili Peppers didn’t play live at Super Bowl
First Published Feb 05 2014 11:45 am • Last Updated Feb 05 2014 01:11 pm

Red Hot Chili Peppers' didn't play live at Super Bowl, Flea explains why

When the Red Hot Chili Peppers played the Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime show, their instruments were unplugged. That, of course, generated some criticism.I am extremely disappointed in the Red Hot Chili Peppers now. Great performance tarnished by fakers. http://t.co/MJ06GKXrGm— Matt Martin (@MattMartin12) February 4, 2014The band's bassist, Flea, posted a letter on their official website Tuesday explaining why they mimed the performance."Dear everybody," he writes. "When we were asked by the NFL and Bruno to play our song Give It ...

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