Stuart Braithwaite and Aidan Moffat have some fun as the Sick Anchors...

Songs by ATOMIC KITTEN and Arab Strap are among those covered by MOGWAI‘s STUART BRAITHWAITE and AIDAN MOFFAT from [/a] on a new EP.

Calling themselves The Sick Anchors, the duo have teamed up with multi- instrumentalist Sheepy, who has also worked with the [a], to cover the Kitten‘s recent Number One ‘Whole Again’ on the EP, released on April 22 via Lost Dog Records.

Also featured is a version of Mark E. Smith’s ‘Bill Is Dead’ originally featured on ‘The Infotainment Scan’ and a Number One in John Peel’s Festive 50 in 1990. Making up the trio is their version of ‘You Always Hurt The One You Love’ – penned by the Mills Brothers more than 50 years ago.

The songs all feature Moffat on vocals. The duo are widely expected to team up onstage at 3 dates in Scotland at the end of April which form part of the Tryptych Festival.