Hear classic 4AD tracks covered by Tune-Yards, Bing & Ruth, Helado Negro

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Earlier this month, 4AD announced it was releasing a 40th anniversary compilation of songs from its back catalog being covered by artists on its current roster. Bills & Aches & Blues, which is being released on April 2 digitally and June 23 on physical formats, features artists ranging from The Breeders to Big Thief, and last week, 4AD released the first side of the 2xLP compilation on streaming services.

Today, the second side of the compilation has been released, which includes Tune-Yards covering The Breeders’ “Cannonball,” Spencer. covering Grimes’ “Genesis,” Helado Negro taking on Deerhunter’s “Futurism,” Efterklang delivering a take on Piano Magic’s “Postal,” and Bing & Ruth tackling Pixies’ “Gigantic.”

Hear all five tracks below.

Bills & Aches & Blues tracklist:

1 Tkay Maidza: “Where Is My Mind?” (Pixies cover)
2 U.S. Girls: “Junkyard” (The Birthday Party cover)
3 Aldous Harding: “Revival” (Deerhunter cover)
4 The Breeders: “Dirt Eaters” (His Name Is Alive cover)
5 Maria Somerville: “Seabird” (Air Miami cover)
6 Tune-Yards: “Cannonball” (The Breeders cover)
7 Spencer.: “Genesis” (Grimes cover)
8 Helado Negro: “Futurism” (Deerhunter cover)
9 Efterklang: “Postal” (Piano Magic cover)
10 Bing & Ruth: “Gigantic” (Pixies cover)
11 Future Islands: “The Moon Is Blue” (Colourbox cover)
12 Jenny Hval: “Sunbathing” (Lush cover)
13 Dry Cleaning: “Oblivion” (Grimes cover)
14 Bradford Cox: “Mountain Battles” (The Breeders cover)
15 SOHN: “Song to the Siren” (Tim Buckley cover)
16 Becky and the Birds: “The Wolves (Act I and II)” (Bon Iver cover)
17 Ex:Re: “Misery Is a Butterfly” (Blonde Redhead cover)
18 Big Thief: “Off You” (The Breeders cover)

Read our feature on 35 essential tracks from the 4AD catalog.

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