Watch: Cage The Elephant Covers ‘Whole Wide World’ by Wreckless Eric

New album 'Unpeeled' out July 28

With the announcement of their new album Unpeeled on July 28, Cage The Elephant has released the first single, a cover of “Whole Wide World” by Wreckless Eric.

Unpeeled will feature 18 stripped down versions of tracks from the band’s past four albums, as well as three covers of other artists’ songs.

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Matt Shultz, Cage’s frontman, had this to say about the album, “Many times you’re adding sonic layers looking for something to hide behind, and what you don’t realize is that that vulnerability and that nakedness might be the most compelling and interesting thing about the song.”