Warner Acts Go Covers Crazy For Compilation
A host of unusual covers can be found on “Covered, A Revolution in Sound: Warner Bros. Records,” due Feb. 24. On it, 11 current Warner Music Group acts cover a classic tune from the label’s back catalog.
Amongst the most intriguing are the Flaming Lips covering Madonna’s “Borderline” with help from Stardeath and White Dwarfs, the Black Keys taking on Captain Beefheart’s “Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles” and Mastodon teaming with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons for the Texas trio’s “Just Gt Paid.”
The project was introduced by Adam Sandler’s cover of Neil Young’s “Like a Hurricane,” which he performed last month on “The Late Show With David Letterman.”
Here is the track list for “Covered, A Revolution in Sound”:
“Borderline” (Madonna), Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs
“Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles” (Captain Beefheart), the Black Keys
“A Case of You” (Joni Mitchell), Michelle Branch
“Here Comes a Regular” (the Replacements), Against Me!
“More Than This” (Roxy Music), Missy Higgins
“Into the Mystic (Van Morrison), James Otto
“Like a Hurricane” (Neil Young), Adam Sandler
“You Wreck Me” (Tom Petty), Taking Back Sunday
“Just Got Paid” ZZ Top), Mastodon with Billy Gibbons
“Burning Down The House” (Talking Heads), the Used
“Midlife Crisis” (Faith No More), Disturbed