Aaron and Bryce Dessner enlisted members of Grizzly Bear, a youth chorus and an orchestra to tackle "Terrapin Station" for their 'Day of the Dead' tribute album.
The Grateful Dead
The songs come from the National's upcoming 59-track Grateful Dead tribute, 'Day of the Dead,' featuring covers by Mumford & Sons, Stephen Malkmus and more.
You will be able to bask in the glow of nearly six hours of Grateful Dead covers when 'Day of the Dead' arrives in May.
The National are curating a Grateful Dead tribute compilation boasting covers from Wilco; members of My Morning Jacket, Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr.; and more.
Now dubbed the Boob Project, the single will be released on Oct. 1 with proceeds benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
No, you're not tripping.
Mayer: "I went, ‘Oh, this has to happen.' They're too good still, they're too great to roll this back in the shop and call it a day."
Listen to the Watkins Family Hour – featuring Nickel Creek's Sara and Sean Watkins – cover the Grateful Dead’s “Brokedown Palace.”
"It's a beautiful song with a beautiful lyric and sentiment; the power of love runs deep in all of us who are open to it."
Jerry Garcia would have turned 72 on Aug. 1, and Brooklyn indie rockers Real Estate commemorated the occasion at their show in San Francisco on Friday with a cover of the Grateful Dead song 'He's Gone.'