Yeah Yeah Yeahs recently popped into Spotify Studios in New York to contribute to their Singles series, which saw them bringing out a version of their classic ‘Maps’.
But at the same time, they also delivered a cover of Big Star’s 1972 track ‘Thirteen’. It’s quite a lilting version of the tune, which is filled with folk-inflected guitar licks and a sweet, lilting vocal performance from Karen O. It fits right next to the emotional ‘Maps’ pretty perfectly.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs are all set to play a massive show in Dublin with Beck this year, as well as playing shows alongside LCD Soundsystem. In addition, they’re set for this year’s Governors Ball and All Points East. Karen O recently also teamed up with Michael Kiwanuka for ‘Yo! My Saint’, a track recorded for fashion label Kenzo.
Listen to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ cover of ‘Thirteen’ below.
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