Marianne Faithfull is a name that has graced the music industry for over five decades. The English singer, songwriter, and actress is known for her hauntingly beautiful voice and thought-provoking lyrics. Now, she is set to release a new album, but with a twist – the album is comprised entirely of covers, and features some of the biggest names in the industry.
Faithfull’s new covers album, titled “She Walks in Beauty”, is set to be released on April 30th. The album is a collection of classic poems set to music, with Faithfull providing her own unique interpretation. The album features a star-studded lineup of guest artists, including Iggy Pop, Shirley Manson, and Cat Power.
Iggy Pop, the legendary punk rock icon known for his raw, energetic performances, lends his vocals to the track “The Lady of Shalott”. Faithfull’s haunting voice combined with Iggy Pop’s distinct style is sure to make for an unforgettable rendition of the classic poem.
Shirley Manson, the lead singer of the iconic band Garbage, joins Faithfull on the track “To The Moon”. With both women known for their powerful and emotive voices, this collaboration is bound to be a standout moment on the album.
Cat Power, the acclaimed singer-songwriter known for her ethereal and soulful sound, teams up with Faithfull for the track “The Bridge of Sighs”. With both artists bringing their own unique style to the table, this is a collaboration that fans of both artists will surely not want to miss.
Faithfull herself has described the album as a “dream come true”, and has expressed her gratitude for being able to collaborate with such talented artists. In a recent statement, she said, “I am so happy I was able to sing these songs. And I want to thank each and every one of the people who worked on it and helped me make it happen.”
The album is produced by Warren Ellis, a longtime collaborator of Faithfull’s, and features lush orchestral arrangements that complement the timeless poetry that inspired the songs. With a lineup of guest artists that reads like a who’s who of the music industry, “She Walks in Beauty” is sure to be a standout release in Faithfull’s extensive catalog.
For fans of Marianne Faithfull, as well as those who appreciate the marriage of poetry and music, “She Walks in Beauty” is an album not to be missed. With a diverse range of artists lending their talents to the project, this is sure to be a covers album unlike any other. Keep an eye out for the album’s release on April 30th, and prepare to be transported by the haunting and emotive music of Marianne Faithfull.