Wes Anderson Themed Cover Album Announced For Spring
Submitted by [email protected] on November 21, 2013
If you enjoy Wes Anderson films, you'll certainly enjoy this upcoming cover album. The tracks are each songs that have appeared in a film by Wes Anderson, be it the Royal Tenenbaums, the Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, or others. There are some really amazing songs covered by great artists that appear on this record. The entire tracklist can be found below. Black Francis – “Seven and Seven Is” (Love) [Bottle Rocket] Elk City – “Play with Fire” (The Rolling Stones) [Darjeeling Limited] Escondido – “Strangers” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited] Freelance Whales – “Let Her Dance” (The Bobby Fuller Four) [Fantastic Mr. Fox] Generationals – “Making Time” (Creation) [Rushmore] Grand Hallway – “I Am Waiting” (The Rolling Stones) [Rushmore] Joy Zipper – “Ooh La La” (The Faces) [Rushmore] Juliana Hatfield – “Needle In The Hay” (Elliott Smith) [Royal Tenenbaums] Kristin Hersh – “Fly” (Nick Drake) [Royal Tenenbaums] Matt Pond – “These Days” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums] Mike Watt & the Secondmen – “Street Fighting Man” (The Rolling Stones) [Fantastic Mr. Fox] PHOX – “The Way I Feel Inside” (The Zombies) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou] Santah – “Five Years” (David Bowie) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou] Sara Lov – “Alone Again Or” (Love) [Bottle Rocket] Solvents – “Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worryin’ Bout That Girl” (The Kinks) [Rushmore] Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – “Margaret Yang’s Theme” (Mark Mothersbaugh) [Rushmore] Tea Cozies – “Here Comes My Baby” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore] Tele Novella – “Stephanie Says” (The Velvet Underground) [Royal Tenenbaums] Telekinesis – “This Time Tomorrow” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited] The Ghost in You – “Oh Yoko!” (John Lennon) [Rushmore] Tomten – “30 Century Man” (Scott Walker) [Life Aquatic] Trespassers William – “Fairest of the Seasons” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums] William Fitzsimmons – “The Wind” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore] In addition to the album, there is some sweet Wes Anderson themed merch to go along with the record. My personal favorite is the Steve Zissou style beanie, but there are also buttons, t-shirts, a limited edition 7", and more! The tribute album will be coming out in the spring, but you can preorder the album here. In the meantime, get your fill by watching Wes Anderson flicks, like The Royal Tenenbaums. This clip features Elliot Smith's "Needle In the Hay".