February 19, 2008 13:09

Adem to cover Bjork and Smashing Pumpkins

The folkie will also tackle PJ Harvey on covers album

Adem to cover Bjork and Smashing Pumpkins
Adem is set to cover Smashing Pumpkins and Bjork on a new album of covers.

'Takes', released on May 12, also sees the cult folk star tackle songs including PJ Harvey’s 'Oh My Lover' and The Breeders'Invisible Man'.

The album is Adem’s first covers’ record, and follows his records of original material, 'Homesongs' and 'Love On Other Planets'.

The full tracklisting for 'Takes' is:


Bedhead – 'Bedside Table'
PJ Harvey – 'Oh My Lover’
Lisa Germano – 'Slide’
Pinback – 'Loro'
dEUS – 'Hotellounge (Be The Death Of Me)'
Aphex Twin – 'To Cure A Weakling Child + Boy/Girl Song’
Yo La Tengo – 'Tears Are In Your Eyes'
Smashing Pumpkins – 'Starla'
Tortoise – 'Gamera'
Björk – 'Unravel'
The Breeders – 'Invisible Man'
Low – 'Laser Beam'


Adem is also set to perform at London's Union Chapel on March 25.

To check the availability of Adem tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.


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