Kaki King To Issue B-Sides & Rarities Collection This Week

Posted on: November 4th, 2014 at 10:23 am by

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Kaki King/Photo courtesy of Girlie Action Media

Dave Grohl once said, “There are some guitar players that are good, and there are some guitar players that are really fucking good. And then there’s Kaki King.”

That pretty much says it all. The unmistakably cool, Brooklyn-based singer/guitarist is in a league of her own–truly. With six studio albums under her belt, King will drop the Everybody Glows: B-Sides & Rarities collection this week (November 4). This batch will be a mix of outtakes, demos, live stuff, and of course some cover songs, plus other hidden gems. And King’s dad, her No. 1 fan, writes the liner notes. It will be awesome to finally have these little beauties all in one package.

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If you’ve ever seen Kaki King live, she’s known for throwing in a few cover tunes. She loves covering Morrissey (“Suedehead” and “Tomorrow,”) and The Smiths (“Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want”). And her version of the Aussie outfit An Horse’s “Camp Out” is pretty rad. So is her rendition of Justin Timberlake’s “LoveStoned/I Think She Knows.”

For a taste of what’s to come from Everybody Glows, check out her incredibly cool interpretation of The Cure’s “Close to Me” — which was originally included on the 2008 compilation, Perfect as Cats: A Tribute to the Cure — below.

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