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Placebo created a cover of tears for fears single “Scream”.
For their version, the “Pure Morning” rockers turn the No. 1 hit of the ’80s into what a press release described as a “sullen industrial march.” You can now listen for yourself via the digital jacks.
Placebo previously released a covers album in 2003, which featureds an interpretation of Kate Bush“Run up that hill”. While the original 1985 single became a resurgent hit this year following its placement in stranger thingsthe Placebo version also saw an increase in sales and streams.
‘Shout’ Cover Follows Placebo’s New Album Never let Me Go, released in March. The band had planned to kick off a headlining North American tour this week in support of the record – which marks their first full-length effort in nine years – but that was postponed to 2023 due to “unprecedented visa and logistics issues”.
Meanwhile, in other cover news, Tegan and Sara published an interpretation of The Smashing Pumpkins“Today,” recorded exclusively for Amazon Music. The cover was inspired by the upcoming Amazon Freevee series High schoolwhich is based on Tegan and Sara’s 2019 memoir of the same name.
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