Listen: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Jim James & More Cover Grateful Dead

Five new releases off of Grateful Dead cover album 'Day of the Dead'

Grateful Dead covers have been leaking little by little over the course of this month and last.

Day of The Dead is a 59-track album of various Grateful Dead covers, produced by The National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner. In anticipation of it’s release on May 20th, five more songs have been made public, including Unknown Mortal Orchestra covering “Shakedown Street” and Jim James of My Morning Jacket trying his hand at “Candyman”.

Various artists have released their Grateful Dead covers already, including Courtney Barnett and Grizzly Bear.