Listen: Future Islands, Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox, more cover 4AD classics for ‘Bills & Aches & Blues’

4AD is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a covers compilation

4AD are gearing up to celebrate their 40th anniversary with a covers compilation called Bills & Aches & Blues, which sees 18 current 4AD artists covering hits from the label’s catalog. The label has been sharing the compilation in weekly EP-length installments, and today we’ve gotten EP3.

While EP1 and EP2 featured covers from U.S. Girls, Breeders, Aldous Harding, Helado Negro, and more, today’s installment sees even more big names.

Bills & Aches & Blues EP3 features Future Islands, Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox, Dry Cleaning, and Jenny Hval. Throughout the collection, Future Islands covers Colourbox’s “The Moon Is Blue,” Cox covers the Breeders’ “Mountain Battles,” Dry Cleaning covers Grimes’ “Oblivion,” and Hval covers Lush’s “Sunbathing.”

Listen to EP3 below.
 

 
Bills & Aches & Blues is set for release in its entirety on April 2nd, and the final installment will feature Big Thief, Ex:re, Sohn, and Becky And The Birds.