Sara Bareilles Performs 'Armor'

  • Published on Nov 29, 2018
  • Sara Bareilles returns to the Late Show with a performance of her new single, 'Armor.'
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Comments • 281

  • Raman Multani
    Raman Multani Hour ago

    My God,her each song is amazing,lyrics with words so perfectly arranged to depict emotions and convey it to her listeners.. Straight outta heart.. Love her,she's the best,a true artist..

  • T W
    T W 21 day ago

    Interesting that none of these accomplished ladies supporting Sara's single Armor, recorded on the album, or were in the band line-up on the spring Mini Tour for Amidst the Chaos. Pretty impressive for a one-off performance. She creates a nice "Tori Amos" vibe on this song. Her live performances are not to be missed!!

  • Christopher C. Cooper

    I don't know much about this band, and this song is great... But it doesn't really give most of them much of a chance to really show what they can do.

    But I guarantee you that bassist can absolutely destroy a person's perception of reality, if let off the leash. That groove is sick.

  • bittersweetluv22
    bittersweetluv22 Month ago

    Loved watching the drummers they were all in

  • Jessica Farina
    Jessica Farina Month ago


  • Danny Vasquez
    Danny Vasquez Month ago

    Her live songs are 👌

  • The Nonsense Buffer
    The Nonsense Buffer Month ago +1

    Thank you for having this. Sara Bareilles is a very good personal friend of mine. I enjoy this song very much 👍...

  • Hayden Peeples
    Hayden Peeples Month ago

    Literally every woman in her band is killing it!

  • chhanya maharjan
    chhanya maharjan Month ago


  • Save Robbie
    Save Robbie Month ago

    She's the best!!!!

  • hendra purbaya
    hendra purbaya Month ago

    Can't wait to listen to this song vlume up on my headphones, sooo gooodddd!!

  • CJDR.
    CJDR. Month ago +1

    HINT: WAY, WAY better at 1.25 speed. Give it a try, you will love it!

  • Joe Bergant
    Joe Bergant 2 months ago

    Go Sara! The "Armor" such a song!!!! I watched Stephen Colbert!!!! Your beautiful!

  • Shaefer Taguba
    Shaefer Taguba 2 months ago

    I freaking love Sara. She's always so clever with her lyrics, man. I get chills. Also, if I remember correctly, the one playing guitar is from her original band during the first round of Waitress, right? She looks really familiar.

  • abbie baillif
    abbie baillif 2 months ago

    She’s so underrated it’s sad

  • Kitty
    Kitty 3 months ago

    Why did they cover the word "goddamn"? It's not exactly the curse word and Stephen and the guests have used "stronger" words before. I don't get it.

  • Lauren Stanley
    Lauren Stanley 3 months ago

    I am listening to this song and I would think about dedicating it to God. My armor comes from him. He makes me stronger. It's cliche but true. I still enjoy this song though!!

  • Wendy González Hagelsieb

    te amo Sara !!!

  • 14pipermie
    14pipermie 3 months ago

    Perfect ❤️

  • MyEleto
    MyEleto 3 months ago

    Brilliant song and amazing ...well everything!

  • Атморави - автор и исполнитель

    what a song! incredible

  • Rusty Neff
    Rusty Neff 3 months ago

    Great, great song by great, great artist.

  • Pam Fleming
    Pam Fleming 3 months ago +3

    YES! Sara Bareilles - piano + lead vocals + songs Meg Toohey - guitar + backing vocals Nadia DiGiallonardo - keyboards + synth + backing vocals Alex Eckhardt - bass + backing vocals Alison Miller - left-side drummer Sarah Tomek - right-side drummer

  • mtrotter2
    mtrotter2 4 months ago

    Don't you just love her messages?

  • Ryan Faure
    Ryan Faure 4 months ago


  • blakrumba
    blakrumba 4 months ago

    Dammmmmn do you see that drummer? Yaaassss Queen!! (only 15 seconds in).

  • SuNy OZUNA
    SuNy OZUNA 4 months ago

    Great Vibe!

  • eLmokeR
    eLmokeR 4 months ago

    gal gadot???😲
    from side shoot LOL

  • RWS12234
    RWS12234 4 months ago

    Suddenly wondering why all bands don’t get two drummers. This song has such a full sound. I ❤️Sara

  • Gary Doll
    Gary Doll 5 months ago +5

    Simply the best composer, lyricist, singer of this generation, Sara Bareilles, you ARE SIMPLY THE BEST...

  • kevinlortie54
    kevinlortie54 5 months ago

    Y’all wear your armor well in this number: strong lyrics and great beat. Very well done to each and every one of you.

  • Ramiah Franklin
    Ramiah Franklin 5 months ago

    She's so underrated

  • (303) Chocolates
    (303) Chocolates 5 months ago

    CHILLS. This whole performance: this band, the song, the strength! SO FREAKING BADASS!!!

  • A.M. someitaliangirl
    A.M. someitaliangirl 5 months ago


  • Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison 5 months ago

    She could sing a college textbook glossary and she’d sound good. Met her on her Kaleidoscope Heart tour and she seemed about as nice as people get.

  • Nayops 18
    Nayops 18 5 months ago +1

    She’s stunning like always❗️♥️

  • Yvonne Amaral
    Yvonne Amaral 5 months ago


  • John Martin Ong
    John Martin Ong 5 months ago

    Gina Linetti's alter ego

  • Alexandra
    Alexandra 5 months ago

    YAS GIRL💖💖💖

  • Lauren Stanley
    Lauren Stanley 5 months ago +1

    Love it, lady power anthem....Yep I'm a single mom working on my teaching credential working in a title I school district. I am quiet seed of self reliance...

  • Sarah Holcomb
    Sarah Holcomb 5 months ago

    The upright piano is an interesting choice.

  • ガイロアク
    ガイロアク 5 months ago +2

    I'm gonna say this again like countless times before. WHY DOESNT SHE HAVE A GRAMMY YET???

  • Kari Pederson
    Kari Pederson 5 months ago

    Holy crap this is amazing!!!

  • Gordon Anderson
    Gordon Anderson 5 months ago

    At the top of the rainbow, when a person balances and unites the 7 energy centers or Chakra,
    the Octave is a white aura of protection and healing.
    White Armor.
    Above this, a 9th chakra, A Golden Chakra, the Divine Halo of energy,
    no need for Armor then, only immortality.
    Did you know that? You knew all this.

  • Athena _the_Goddesss
    Athena _the_Goddesss 5 months ago

    Sara is literally the best.

  • Rupa khanal
    Rupa khanal 5 months ago

    I didn't realize that I was listening to this song first at 1.3X speed and only afterward I listened in the normal speed. I loved the faster version better. You should try this.
    And yes, what a heart-warming song

  • Gordon Anderson
    Gordon Anderson 5 months ago

    From the bass up, I did not know a rock & Roll band could be this good.

  • Thiago Maia
    Thiago Maia 5 months ago +47

    Without a doubt, one of the best artists of her generation. Should have WAY more acclaim.

    • Jordan Ricks
      Jordan Ricks Month ago

      she used to have that and it sucks how much the music industry has changed a lot of singer songwriters like her are under appreciated now these days. i think she was gyped at the 2014 grammys she should have won the grammy for album of the year with The Blessed Unrest that allbum was so incredible

  • Allan Larsen
    Allan Larsen 5 months ago

    Love it ...

  • Ayatimas Pérez Brito
    Ayatimas Pérez Brito 5 months ago

    How can 46 people dislike this? 😱☹

    • Jen -Jen
      Jen -Jen 5 months ago +1

      46 little boys didn't like getting called out

  • Ayatimas Pérez Brito
    Ayatimas Pérez Brito 5 months ago

    Wowwww, I absolutely love this performance!! What a great female band! And are amazing 😍😍😍😍 I really admire you!!❤❤🎶🎶

  • Thought Spiral
    Thought Spiral 5 months ago

    I love everything about this

  • Peggy Wickizer
    Peggy Wickizer 5 months ago

    She. Is. Superb.

  • Ro G
    Ro G 5 months ago +30

    "Only the little boys tell you they're the big man."
    Looking at you t'rump! 👀

    • mysticsmb
      mysticsmb 5 months ago +3

      Pretty sure that's exactly who inspired that line!

  • Jarrell Debose
    Jarrell Debose 5 months ago

    Prophet 🙌

  • Dickie Oi
    Dickie Oi 5 months ago

    She's still killing it. An amazing artist.

  • BZ Evans
    BZ Evans 5 months ago

    🌋 🐉 💜 ☕ 🔥 🌞 💕💕💕 💎 ❤ ✨ ⤁ 🐝 🐦 💗 🌱 🍒 💜 🌿 🌻 🍄 🌞 ٩(●̮̃•)۶ ❥

  • Sarah Hosea
    Sarah Hosea 5 months ago

    Help I think I’ve broken my replay button

  • Felicia Woods
    Felicia Woods 5 months ago

    I'm going to buy this song...Smokin' !

  • Sarah Colenso
    Sarah Colenso 5 months ago

    Men with their bs do not make women stronger. We make ourselves stronger with our choices. Thanks.

  • Vince Rodrigues
    Vince Rodrigues 5 months ago +1

    Proud of this woman

  • Jeremy Jardine
    Jeremy Jardine 5 months ago +5

    I want to see an interview with her.

  • Kaylie Mancino
    Kaylie Mancino 5 months ago +6

    I admire this woman so much

  • Ryan Hernandez
    Ryan Hernandez 5 months ago


  • Lightningwolf Gamer
    Lightningwolf Gamer 5 months ago +2

    Great rythyym

    CAREYTHEMARIAH 5 months ago +3

    we stan a star-rated vocalist!!!!

  • Patsy Bailey
    Patsy Bailey 5 months ago +1

    Ever since winter song..... you know.

  • Humboldt Hot Takes
    Humboldt Hot Takes 5 months ago

    Sara is a Nor Cal girl. Don’t get it fucked up- thats West Coast rural county girl armor. #Humboldt

  • god dog
    god dog 5 months ago

    X💃X my countdown to my early NEW YEAR celebration december 25th birth of MY NEW STAR 🌟===as the midnight moon 🌙 was drifting through the lazy sway of the trees, i saw the look in your eyes looking into mine seeing what you wanted to see, darling don't say a word cause i already heard what ya body's sayin to mine, am tired of LAME moves i got a slow grove on my mind===slow hands like sweat drippin down my dirty laundry no chance that am leavin here without ya on me===🐍 VIPER...DRINK ALE AND WORSHIP SATAN!!!!!! 🍺✌ 👌 COUNTDOWN...10...9...8...

  • Sarah Davis
    Sarah Davis 5 months ago

    Fucking amazing as always


    X💃X my early christmas present to myself...the drawing of your last breath===to the boy i loved before who faked his way in & OUT my door, am so glad you came along i dedicate this song to the boy i loved before=== 🎶 🎶thank u-NEXT!!!!!! 🎶 🎶 💋

  • x0xkasumix0x
    x0xkasumix0x 5 months ago

    Yaaay thank you !!! ♡
    Wonderful performance

    MIKIVELES369 5 months ago +1

    Just....WOW! Yeah.

  • SpaceShip Earth
    SpaceShip Earth 5 months ago

    I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings. ~ Mary Oliver 🌎 🌱 ♥ 🍑 💜 ❤ 🌻 🐦 🌈 💜 💚 🌞 💕💕💕 😻 🐾 ♨ ♥ 💜 💎 ♥ 💎 ❤ ✨ ✨ ✨ 🎶🎶🎶

  • Left Coast Gal
    Left Coast Gal 5 months ago +10

    We needed a new ANTHEM Sara! Thank you! Rockin'!

  • Joan Garuti
    Joan Garuti 5 months ago

    Never heard this band before. This performance was stellar! Gonna listen to more. Great lyrics! Beautiful powerful vocals. The bass line rocks! Put on the armor!

    • arxsyn
      arxsyn 20 days ago

      Joan Garuti This woman is a true performance artist. She always kills it live. Seriously!

  • Luu Sapphire
    Luu Sapphire 5 months ago

    Sara is PERFECT.

  • Joana Freitas
    Joana Freitas 5 months ago

    Anyone else liked the video before listening? 😂

  • Joana Freitas
    Joana Freitas 5 months ago

    Slay, my queen!

  • yashiWinchester
    yashiWinchester 5 months ago

    Totally slayed it. Amazing performance.

  • jodi balas
    jodi balas 5 months ago

    Her vocals here are better than the studio version imo ❤

  • koreykuhl
    koreykuhl 5 months ago


  • Umair Riaz
    Umair Riaz 5 months ago

    why doesn't he interview them..?? it would be great..

  • WeyrSingerMWT
    WeyrSingerMWT 5 months ago

    I'm in love! 🤩

  • majicebe
    majicebe 5 months ago +2

    Great song, but even catchier at 1.25x speed.

    • CJDR.
      CJDR. 4 months ago +2

      Absolutely. WAY, WAY better at 1.25 speed. Give it a try, you will love it!

  • Ain't YourMama
    Ain't YourMama 5 months ago +3


  • Tedd Armstrong
    Tedd Armstrong 5 months ago

    Just heard her on the show and came here to hear more....
    Very impressive!!

  • dragonheart
    dragonheart 5 months ago +4

    Obsessed. One of the best lyricists ever

  • Mikey Vengenz
    Mikey Vengenz 5 months ago +7

    Sara Bareilles is a treasure.

  • Ale Ruiz
    Ale Ruiz 5 months ago

    Por qué hay un solo hombre en la band... Ah no, Pará, mala mia.

  • Baribrotzer
    Baribrotzer 5 months ago +167

    Sara Bareilles - piano + lead vocals + songs
    Meg Toohey - guitar + backing vocals
    Nadia DiGiallonardo - keyboards + synth + backing vocals
    Alex Eckhardt - bass + backing vocals
    Alison Miller - left-side drummer
    Sarah Tomek - right-side drummer

    • arxsyn
      arxsyn 3 months ago

      This all female ensemble rocked my socks off! Good sound engineer too

    • Pam Fleming
      Pam Fleming 3 months ago

      Thanks! You just answered my question. The vid is dark, and hard to see! Yay Ali and Alex and all of you!!!

    • blakrumba
      blakrumba 4 months ago

      Yaaaaassss!! Living for this whole band.

    • Gordon Anderson
      Gordon Anderson 5 months ago

      The...Triple Scale Sextet?

    • Gordon Anderson
      Gordon Anderson 5 months ago +1

      +Baribrotzer name idea, just came to me,
      The Alt Stars Band
      I DO so hope they can do more shows.

  • Baribrotzer
    Baribrotzer 5 months ago +10

    The drummer on the left (our left) is Alison Miller - excellent jazz player and leader of her own bands.
    And the guitarist is playing a St. Vincent guitar.

  • Good Messenger Jennifer 2.0/Malak

    I love Sara!

  • LatashaTrueHeart
    LatashaTrueHeart 5 months ago


  • Guy Faulkes
    Guy Faulkes 5 months ago +59

    Thank you Colbert & company for booking Sara to perform this GREAT song on your show!

  • gthroop
    gthroop 5 months ago +8

    The lyrics! I have listened to this song about 11 times now since seeing this recording this morning. "Only the little boys tell you they're a big man" Feeeling it.

  • Jim Rose
    Jim Rose 5 months ago

    2 drummers sucks balls

  • Ariel802 VT
    Ariel802 VT 5 months ago +29

    My aunt plays guitar in this !! 😂

  • ResilientOverthinker VM
    ResilientOverthinker VM 5 months ago +29

    Let it begin, let Adam in
    Step one: original sin
    Underneath the leaves, Adam found Eve
    Both of them found something sweet under the apple tree
    Then it was over, roads divide
    Step two: learning how to lie
    Let me ask a question to present day
    How the hell did Eve end up with all the damn blame?
    All the damn blame
    To all the dirty looks, the kitty cat calls
    To the ones who try and throw us up against the back walls
    Let me tell you something you'll understand
    Only the little boys tell you they're a big man
    To all my sisters and all our friends
    We have to thank them, please
    Strength means blessed with an enemy
    All my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me try, try, try, try harder
    Oh, that's all I ever do, ever do
    Oh, no no, my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me stronger, stronger
    Now, hand me my armor
    (Hand me my armor, hand me my armor)
    Step three: I see
    The unforgettable, incredible ones who came before me
    Brought poetry, brought science
    Sowed quiet seeds of self-reliance
    Bloomed in me, so here I am
    You think I am high and mighty, mister?
    Wait 'til you meet my little sister
    All my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me try, try, try, try harder
    Oh, that's all I ever do, ever do
    Oh, no no, my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me stronger, stronger
    Now, hand me my armor
    What you didn't do to bury me
    But you didn't know I was a goddamn seed
    You don't scare me, I am of the earth
    So tired of your empire
    Blind men only set the world on fire
    Sad you can't see it
    You brought the flame, here comes the phoenix
    You make me try harder
    Oh, it's all I ever do, ever do
    Oh, no no, my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me stronger, stronger
    Hand me my armor
    All my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me try, try, try, try harder
    Oh, that's all I ever do, ever do
    Oh, no no, my, my, my, my armor comes from you
    You make me stronger, stronger
    Hand me my armor
    Hand me my armor, hand me my armor
    Hand me my armor, hand me my armor
    Songwriters: Sara Bareilles

    • arxsyn
      arxsyn 3 months ago

      Bareilles is like the Goddess Athena. Warrior of Knowledge and Wisdom.

    • Ariel802 VT
      Ariel802 VT 5 months ago +2


    • Rachel El
      Rachel El 5 months ago +3

      I got lost in her singing, I missed half of the lyrics. Love them!

  • Stephanie Tran
    Stephanie Tran 5 months ago +1

    Ah! I see some Waitress band members!!
    I hope they tour with her if she tours.