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  • Listen to Perfume Genius, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sharon Van Etten, Jim James Cover Grateful Dead

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:48:43

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    Perfume Genius, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sharon Van Etten, and Jim James are part of five new new tracks released off the National-curated Day of the Dead Grateful Dead-cover album. The 59-track, six-hour release is due out May 20th via 4AD. According to Pitchfork, the five new tracks are, "Unknown Mortal Orchestra ("Shakedown Street"), Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten & Friends ("To Lay Me Down"), My Morning Jacket's Jim James & Friends ("Candyman"), Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Friends ("Rubin & Cherise"), and Charles Bradley & Menahan Street Band ("Cumberland Blues")."

    Pitchfork also reports, "The compilation was produced by Aaron Dessner and co-produced by Bryce Dessner and Josh Kaufman. Several songs, including "To Lay Me Down," "Candyman," and "Rybin & Cherise," feature the house band: the Dessners, Scott and Bryan Devendorf (also of the National), Kaufman, Conrad Doucette, Sam Cohen, and Walter Martin (the Walkmen)."

    Multiple tracks have already been released from Day of the Dead, including songs from The National, Courtney Barnett, the War on Drugs, Justin Vernon, and multiple others.

    For more on the National-curated Day of the Dead album, check out:

    Listen To Courtney Barnett, The National, War On Drugs Cover Grateful Dead

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    04.27.16

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