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Parquet Courts Cover Ramones “Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World” for BBC Radio 6

Wide Awake! Out Now via Rough Trade

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Parquet Courts released a new Danger Mouse-produced album, Wide Awake!, back May via Rough Trade. Now the band have stopped by BBC Radio 6 where they did a cover of Ramones’ “Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World,” a song from the iconic punk band’s self-titled debut from 1976. Listen to the cover below, followed by Ramones’ original.

Previously Parquet Courts shared the album’s first single, “Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), as well as a video for “Wide Awake” (which was our #1 Song of the Week). They also stopped by Ellen to perform “Wide Awake” (note: unlike the album title, the song doesn’t feature an explanation point), which is a song Ellen DeGeneres “loves very much,” so said the host when introducing the band. And they shared a video for “Mardi Gras Beads” (which was also one of our Songs of the Week).

Wide Awake! is the band’s fifth album and the follow-up to 2016’s excellent Human Performance. Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton) is a fan of Parquet Courts and approached the band about working with them.

Read our recent interview with Parquet Courts on Wide Awake!

Read our 2016 interview with Parquet Courts.

Parquet Courts Tour Dates:

Sun. July 8 - Hérouville saint Clair, FR @ Festival Beauregard Festival
Thu. July 12 - Bilbao, ES @ Bilbao BBK Festival
Sat. July 14 - Beccles, UK @ Latitude Festival
Sun. July 15 - Kortrijk, BE @ De Kreun
Tue. July 17 - Duedingen, CH @ Bad Bonn
Thu. July 19 - St. Tropez, FR @ Plage de Rock
Fri. July 20 - Biarritz, FR @ Biarritz En Ete
Sun. July 22 - Benicassim, ES @ Benicassim Festival
Fri. Aug. 3 - Chicago, IL @ Lollapolooza
Sat. Aug. 4 - Sun. Aug. 5 - Missoula, MT @ Travelers’ Rest Festival
Mon. Sept. 17 - Sat. Sept. 22 - Lincoln, NE @ Lincoln Calling Festival
Sun. Sept. 23 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
Mon. Sept. 24 - Vancouver, BC @ Imperial
Tue. Sept. 25 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Thu. Sept. 27 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
Fri. Sept. 28 - San Jose, CA @ The Ritz

(Via Stereogum)

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