The Georgia metallers have covered Feist’s ‘A Commotion’ from her recent album ‘Metals’, while Feist has in turn covered Mastodon’s ‘Black Tongue’, which is taken from their 2011 album ‘The Hunter’. Both tracks will be released on limited edition 7” vinyl this Saturday (April 21).
Mastodon will also release a cover of The Flaming Lips’ ‘A Spoonful Weighs A Ton’ over the record. They join the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys in putting out special releases for Record Store Day.
Feist returns to the UK later this summer to headline Green Man Festival, joining the likes of Van Morrison, Slow Club, The Walkmen and Of Montreal at the festival.
Mastondon are playing at this year’s T In The Park, which is taking place July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross. To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.
You can also watch a video of the band showing NME around their tourbus by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.
The new issue of NME is a special Record Store Day preview issue, which is on UK newsstands and available digitally now.