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Bruce Springsteen & Horrors Kick Off Suicide Tribute Series
The Quietus , September 23rd, 2008 17:36

10" EP series features Sunn o))), Primal Scream, Julian Cope, Spiritualised

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Bruce Springsteen and the Horrors will serve up the first tracks of a series of limited edition 10" EP of Suicide covers.

October 6th will see the release of 4,000 copies of the first two EPs, which feature The Boss' live rendition of 'Dream Baby Dream', along with The Horrors getting their big hair around 'Shadazz', as featured on Suicide's off-overlooked second album. The sleeve for the Springsteen release will feature artwork by Edward Mapplethorpe.

Blastfirstpetite will be putting out the series, and each releases will also be available in a limited download format. You can pre-order the releases at the Blast First website.

Other artists lending their interpretative talents to the Suicide tribute series include Primal Scream, Peaches, Grinderman, Spiritualised, Sunn 0)) + Pansonic, Julian Cope, Lydia Lunch, and Vincent Gallo. Upcoming bands include Beat The Devil/Shilpa Ray, No Bra, HTRK, X-Vectors, Nik Void, Effi Briest, S.C.U.M., and Stephen Burroughs.

Watch Bruce Springsteen performing 'Dream Baby Dream' here: