Black Lips - 'Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys' (Record Store Day Cover)
On April 20th, Record Store Day will take place and a new addition to the great vinyl you will be able to pick up is a split 7'' between Black Lips and Icky Blossoms. Today, we've got both of the contributions with the Lips' choice being an odd but satisfying choice.
Black Lips covered Waylon & Willie Jennings classic track 'Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys' and you can hear it below. Be sure to listen to Icky Blossoms' cover of Siouxsie and the Banshees 'Arabian Knights' too. [via Pitchfork]
With one of the tracks, ‘Boys In The Woods’ paying tribute to seventies’ rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd and their "doing bathtub drugs and drinking bathrub gin," (or so Swilley tells Rolling Stone), and other, ‘Smiling’, talks about him doing time in jail last year: "[That song is] about how going to jail sucks, because the florescent lights make it hard to sleep, and you have to share five cigarettes with ten other guys all ducking in a corner smoking cigarettes." [read more]
And just like that, Primavera came to close. Day 3, no different than days 2 and 3, was full of crowd pleasing and intense performances courtesy of some of the best groups around...Sonic Youth, Neil Young, Liars, Black Lips, Deerhunter, Lemonade, Jesu, Gang Gang Dance, and of course greeting the sunrise with some late-night dancing. By far the best festival experience in terms of both functionality and line-up...It really can't get any better than Neil Young, Liars, and Sonic You... (continued) [read more]
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