Hear Nick Cave, Katy Perry & More Cover ‘Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)’

Profits from a new compilation from Mark Ryden go to a local LA charity.

A host of artist have been rounded up for a new compilation titled ‘The Gay Nineties Old Tyme Music: Daisy Bill’, which sees big names taking on the same song: ‘Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)”.

The piece - initially composed by Harry Dacre in 1892 - has been covered by the likes of Nick Cave, Katy Perry, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh, Tyler The Creator, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Danny Elfman.

Vinyl copies of the album are being released by Mark Ryden next week to run alongside his latest exhibition in LA. All profits from the release are being donated to ‘Little Kicks Rock’, a non-profit organisation that boosts music education in disadvantaged schools.

Stream highlights below and see a full list of those involved:

Tyler, the Creator:


Nick Cave:


Katy Perry:


Side one:
Tyler The Creator
Weird Al Yankovic
Truus de Groot
Katy Perry
Stan Ridgway (of Wall of Voodoo)
Pietra Wextstun (of Hecate’s Angels)
Tour Crush (feat. Jimmy Urine & Chantal Claret)
Brian Wakil
Scarling
Danny Elfman

Side two:
Mark Mothersbaugh (of Devo)
Ken the Magic Corner God
Sara Lov & Zac Rae
Big Butter
Nick Cave
Kirk Hammett (of Metallica)
Dos Jaguares el Encanto
Everlast
Mark Ryden

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