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Angel Olsen shares cover of Lucinda Williams’ ‘Greenville’

Angel Olsen has shared a cover of Lucinda Williams’ “Greenville” as an Amazon Original.

The track, which is only available on Amazon Music, stays pretty true to the original tune, as Olsen’s stunning vocals take the lead atop dreamy guitars. Engineered by Kyle Thomas (King Tuff), Olsen’s rendition of “Greenville” features backing vocals from Hand Habits’ Meg Duffy.

“Before I wrote Big Time I found a new obsession and love for Lucinda’s body of work,” Olsen explains. “There is no one like her out there. It’s clear to me that her songs come from a very real place, and that’s the only kind of writing I like.”

Listen to Angel Olsen’s cover of “Greenville” below.
 

 
“I recorded my version of ‘Greenville’ in Los Angeles earlier this month with Kyle Thomas of King Tuff,” Olsen adds. “We’ve known each other for a while, but never recorded music together. Kyle made this so fun to record and we had a great time goofing around. Meg Duffy also sang with me on this track. Meg showed me this song for the first time years ago and was the first one to introduce me to Lucinda’s music. It was very meaningful to have them on the track with me.”

Olsen’s cover comes as part of Amazon Music’s celebration of Pride Month. The company is releasing content that spotlights artists who are breaking boundaries. Directed by Kimberly Stuckwisch, Olsen’s new film, Big Time is also presented by Amazon Music for Pride Month.

Angel Olsen is headed out on tour. Check out the North American dates below.
 

Angel Olsen North American Tour Dates:

Thu. Jul. 21 – Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap Center For the Performing Arts *&
Fri. Jul. 22 – Asheville, NC @ Rabbit Rabbit *&
Sat. Jul. 23 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
Mon. Jul. 25 – Austin, TX @ Moody Amphitheater *&
Thu. Jul. 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre *&
Fri. Jul. 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre *&
Sat. Jul 30 – Berkeley, Ca @ Greek Theatre *&
Tu. Aug. 2 – Troutdale, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater *&
Wed. Aug. 3 – Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Amphitheater *&
Fri. Aug. 5 – Boise, ID @ Idaho Botanical Garden *&
Sat. Aug. 6 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Twilight Concert Series *&
Sun. Aug. 7 – Denver, CO @ Sculpture Park *&
Tue. Aug. 9 – Minneapolis, MN @ Surly Brewing Festival Field *
Wed. Aug 10 – Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed *&
Thu. Aug. 11 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Kalamazoo State Theatre *& – SOLD OUT
Fri. Aug. 12 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall *
Sat. Aug. 13 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall *

Mon. Aug. 15 – Shelburne, VT @ The Green at Shelburne Museum *&
Tue. Aug. 16 – LaFayette, NY @ Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards *&
Thu. Aug. 18 – Boston, MA @ Leader Bank Pavilion *&
Fri. Aug. 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Skyline Stage at The Mann *&
Sat. Aug. 20 – New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage *& – SOLD OUT
Sun. Aug. 21 – New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage *&
Sun. Sept. 4 – Nelsonville, OH @ Nelsonville Music Festival
Sat. Sept. 10 – Abiquiu, NM @ Ladder To The Moon Festival

* = The Wild Hearts Tour co-headline with Sharon Van Etten, & Julien Baker
&= with Quinn Christopherson
^ = with Tomberlin supporting

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