Listen to Chris Schlarb's take on The Beach Boys' 'Til I Die', featuring Sufjan Stevens
Taken from Chris Schlarb's forthcoming Psychic Temple II album, 'Til I Die' is a cover of one of The Beach Boys' lesser known tracks (Fact: It's one of the few Beach Boys songs which both the words and music were written solely by Wilson - thanks Wikipedia) and features the ever-brilliant Sufjan Stevens.
From the moment the drums soothly enter your headspace, you'll be aware that this isn't a standard take on the track, but beautiful and touching nonetheless.
If this floats your boat (we had to throw in a nautical reference), then we suggest you grab the album when it's released on July 16th via Asthmatic Kitty. It features two more covers, plus a bunch of exciting collaborations.
Despite Seven Swans celebrating its 10th birthday recently, Sufjan Stevens has decided to shine the spotlight on a different album from his back catalogue. [read more]
There's a strong possibility that you haven't heard of Sufjan Stevens and there's also a possibility that you've heard his name but not his music. If either of those presumptions are correct I suggest you carry on reading. If, like me, you have heard his music then you're most likely fully in love with him anyway so this article will just re-affirm your love for him! So lets crack on! Who is he? I'll hand over to my good friend Mr Wiki for this one! Sufjan StevensÂ (pronounc... (continued) [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Bridges and Powerlines, The Kills, Sufjan Stevens & White Denim. MP3: Bridges and Powerlines - Mirabell (J Dallar Remix) http://www.myspace.com/bridgesandpowerlines MP3: The Kills â Iâm Set Free (The Velvet Underground cover) http://www.thekills.tv/satellitevid.php MP3: Sufjan Stevens - Jacksonville (Live) http://www.sufjan.com/ MP3: White Denim - Drug http://whitedenimmusic.com/ [read more]