ECHO LADIES

OVERRATED (ROBIN GUTHRIE VERSION) / (SONIC CATHEDRAL)

ECHO LADIES - OVERRATED (ROBIN GUTHRIE VERSION) / 129611
Format:
1 7"
Release:
16.11.2018
Label:
SONIC CATHEDRAL
Kat.-Nr.:
129611
Barcode:
5060366786968
Cocteau Twins guitar legend Robin Guthrie has reworked one of the highlights of the Swedish shoegaze trio's acclaimed debut album 'Pink Noise'.

He's taken the 'Disintegration'-meets-slightly-out-of-focus-Saint-Etienne of the original and turned it into a classic indie-pop song - like Lush, The Primitives or even Strawberry Switchblade, with some nice Cocteaus-style bits in the background.

On the flipside, there's an audacious cover of David Bowie's 'Rebel Rebel' (which often features in their live sets).

They slow the song right down and turn it inside out, only adding the famous guitar riff as a synth motif near the end.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. OVERRATED (ROBIN GUTHRIE VERSION)
  • 1.2. REBEL REBEL