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Blossoms announce ‘Covers Edition’ of new album ‘Gary’, including classics by Radiohead and Lady Gaga

Blossoms have announced a new ‘Covers Edtion’ of their forthcoming album ‘Gary‘ featuring classic hits by Radiohead, Lady Gaga and more.

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The band’s fifth studio record is set for release on September 20, and was produced by their frequent collaborator James Skelly of The Coral, alongside Jungle’s Josh-Lloyd Watson. ‘Gary’ will also see Tom Odden and co. join forces with BRIT-nominated singer-songwriter CMAT, who has co-written two tracks, titled ‘I Like Your Look’ and ‘Why Do I Give You The Worst Of Me?’, on the album.

Today (July 10), Blossoms took to their official social media accounts to share that they will be releasing ‘Gary (Covers Edition)’ which will feature renditions of some of their favourite songs.

“‘Gary (Covers Edition)’ available to pre order now! If you ever needed Whitney, The Real Thing, Radiohead, Mario, Neil Diamond, Caroline Polacheck, Gaga and Bob Marley in one place, you now have it. Go get them X,” read the caption of a tweet shared by the band which features a clip of them performing some covers.

The covers edition of the album is set for release on September 20 as well and will come in various formats such as vinyl and CD. You can pre-order it here.

Blossoms ‘Gary’ Album Artwork. CREDIT: Press

‘Gary (Covers Edition)’ track list is: 

Side A
1. ‘Big Star’
2. ‘What Can I Say After I’m Sorry?’
3. ‘Gary’
4. ‘I Like Your Look’
5. ‘Nightclub’

Side B
1. ‘Perfect Me’
2. ‘Mothers’
3. ‘Cinnamon’
4. ‘Slow Down’
5. ‘Why Do I Give You The Worst Of Me?’

2LP gatefold with covers disc.

LP1

Side A
1. ‘Big Star’
2. ‘What Can I Say After I’m Sorry?’
3. ‘Gary’
4. ‘I Like Your Look’
5. ‘Nightclub’

Side B
1. ‘Perfect Me’
2. ‘Mothers’
3. ‘Cinnamon’
4. ‘Slow Down’
5. ‘Why Do I Give You The Worst Of Me?’

LP2

1. ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (Whitney Houston)
2. ‘You To Me Are Everything’ (The Real Thing)
3. ‘Thinking About You’ (Radiohead)
4. ‘Let Me Love You’ (Mario)
5. ‘Cracklin’ Rose’ (Neil Diamond)
6. ‘So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings’ (Caroline Polacheck)
7. ‘Telephone’ (Lady Gaga)
8. ‘Waiting In Vain’ (Bob Marley)

Blossoms have previously released a covers album back in 2020 titled ‘Blossoms In Isolation’, after sharing their own take on a series of tracks during  the coronavirus lockdown.

They have also teamed up with Rick Astley for their Smiths supergroup covers band which saw them perform a secret set at Glastonbury 2023. 

In other news, Blossoms are gearing up to play a huge outdoor show in Manchester this summer with support from the likes of Inhaler, Shed Seven and The K’s.

Blossoms are also set to make appearances at TRNSMT and Liam Gallagher & Friends’ Malta Weekender. In August, they’ll open for Tom Grennan at his gig in London’s Gunnersbury Park. You can find any remaining tickets for UK shows here

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