- 11 Mar 21
Listen to the acclaimed Irish artist covering Air Miami's 'Seabird' below. Photo: Cáit Fahey.
Celebrating their 40th anniversary, 4AD have announced a special compilation project, Bills & Aches & Blues, featuring 18 artists on the current roster covering songs from the iconic UK label's catalogue. Side 1 of the album is out now – featuring new signing Maria Somerville, alongside Aldous Harding, The Breeders, Tkay Maidza and U.S. Girls.
Irish singer-songwriter and producer Maria Somerville covers Air Miami's 'Seabird'. The track originally featured on the American indie-rock band's album Me, Me, Me – released by 4AD in 1995.
Bills & Aches & Blues is named after the opening line of Cocteau Twins' 'Cherry-Coloured Funk'. The full album will be released digitally on April 2, with vinyl and CD editions out on July 23 – featuring the likes of Future Islands, Tune-Yards, Big Thief, Ex:Re and more.
Listen to Side 1 of Bills & Aches & Blues, and see the album's full tracklist, below:
01 Tkay Maidza Where Is My Mind? ( Pixies )
02 U.S. Girls Junkyard ( The Birthday Party )
03 Aldous Harding Revival ( Deerhunter )
04 The Breeders Dirt Eaters ( His Name Is Alive )
05 Maria Somerville Seabird ( Air Miami )
06 Tune-Yards Cannonball ( The Breeders )
07 Spencer. Genesis ( Grimes )
08 Helado Negro Futurism ( Deerhunter )
09 Efterklang Postal ( Piano Magic )
10 Bing and Ruth Gigantic ( Pixies )
11 Future Islands The Moon Is Blue ( Colourbox )
12 Jenny Hval Sunbathing ( Lush )
13 Dry Cleaning Oblivion ( Grimes )
14 Bradford Cox Mountain Battles ( Breeders )
15 SOHN Song To The Siren ( Tim Buckley )
16 Becky and The Birds The Wolves Act I and II ( Bon Iver )
17 Ex:Re Misery Is a Butterfly ( Blonde Redhead )
18 Big Thief Off You ( The Breeders )