Bright Eyes have shared a canopy of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Running Back’ as a part of Secretly Canadian’s 25th anniversary celebration. The band initially recorded their model of the track in August 2020 for a SiriusXM Session, however the cowl was given an official launch yesterday (January 14) as a part of the label’s ongoing singles sequence, which goals to boost $250,000 for New Hope For Families. Kathleen Frances has additionally launched her contribution to the undertaking, providing her tackle Electric Youth and College’s 2014 track ‘A Real Hero’. Take a pay attention beneath.
“Thin Lizzy is one of the finest rock n roll bands of all time,” Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst stated of the duvet in an announcement. “Phil Lynott’s vocal delivery and lyrics exemplify nonchalant cool. On top of that they gave the world a reason to invent the word guitarmonies. I think this is such a beautiful love song. It felt really good to sing.”
Commenting on her selection of canopy, Frances stated: “I used to have this song on repeat. It has such an uplifting feel and its belief in humanity seemed particularly fitting for this project. I wanted to do something different, slow it down and create a moodiness to feel the sentiment of the song in a different way.”
Previous contributions to SC25 have come from Hatchie, Stella Donnelly, Bartees Strange, Jim James, NNAMDÏ, Beach Fossils, Porridge Radio, Skullcrusher, and extra.