March 1, 2011 17:16

Deftones covering The Smiths and Sade on new album

Band also tackle Cardigans and Cure tunes

Deftones covering The Smiths and Sade on new album

Photo: Tom Martin

Deftones are releasing a vinyl-only covers album to help celebrate Record Store Day.

The album, suitably named 'Covers', features 11 songs, some of which have appeared as B-sides and bonus tracks on the band’s previous releases.

The record features the rockers' takes on songs by The Smiths, The Cure, The Cardigans, Sade and Duran Duran among others.

It'll be out on April 16 - Record Store Day - and will be limited to 5,000 copies.

The tracklisting of 'Covers', with the original artists in brackets, is:

Side A:
'Drive' (The Cars)
'Caress' (Drive Like Jehu)
'Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want' (The Smiths)
'No Ordinary Love' (Sade)
'Savory' (Jawbox)
'Do You Believe' (The Cardigans)

Side B:

'Simple Man' (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
'Ghosts' (Japan)
'The Chauffeur' (Duran Duran)
'If Only Tonight We Could Sleep' (The Cure)
'Sleep Walk' (Santo & Johnny)

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