Sharon Van Etten covers Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’ with Deer Tick – watch

The 'Are We There' singer will tour the UK and Ireland in April

Sharon Van Etten has covered Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’ onstage with Deer Tick.

The singer joined the folk band at one of their recent 10th anniversary shows at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl venue, where the band are playing a six night residency, covering a different record at each gig with guest performers. They will play a fan-request covers set tonight (December 31).

On Saturday (December 27) they played Lou Reed’s ‘Transformer’ in its entirely, playing ‘Perfect Day’ with Van Etten and ‘I’m So Free’ with Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles. Click above to watch crowd-shot footage of ‘Perfect Day’, via Spin.


Sharon Van Etten will play a run of UK and Ireland dates in April, in support of the release of her latest album, 2014’s ‘Are We There’.

Sharon Van Etten plays:

Bristol Trinity Centre (April 21)
Dublin Whelan’s (23)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (25)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (26)
London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (29)

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