Cure to receive tribute from Tanya Donnelly, the Wedding Present, and Black Francis

    Pioneering new wave the Cure is receiving the full tribute treatment, with sixteen of their most well known songs being covered by the likes of Cassettes Won’t Listen, Tanya Donnelly, Grand Duchy (Violet Clark and Black Francis), and the Wedding Present. The collection will be released on January 27 via American Laundromat records. Interested parties can head over to the label’s website now, as a pre-order rates a promo pin, an exclusive track, and a shot at winning a copy of the album signed by the artist of the winner’s choice. The full track list is as follows:

    01. Just Like Heaven by Joy Zipper
    02. The Lovecats by Tanya Donnelly and Dylan at the Movies
    03. Lovesong by The Brunettes
    04. In Between Days by Kitty Karlyle
    05. Friday I’m In Love by Dean & Britta
    06. Jumping Someone Else’s Train by Luff
    07. Boys Don’t Cry by The Submarines
    08. Close To Me by Elk City
    09. The Walk by The Rosebuds
    10. Pictures Of You by Elizabeth Harper and the Matinee
    11. Let’s Go To Bed by Cassettes Won’t Listen
    12. Catch by Devics
    13. A Night Like This by Julie Peel
    14. 10:15 Saturday Night by The Poems
    15. A Strange Day by Grand Duchy (Violet Clark & Black Francis)
    16. High by The Wedding Present

    Though this is surely a sweet lineup, it seems someone would have thought to ask South Park studios for a contribution. Cartman’s take on the Cure would have been sweet. [CMJ]