Monday, December 05, 2005

You Were All Yellow

Earlier this year, wunderkind Petra Haden (of The Rentals, That Dog, and most recently, the Decemberists) released two albums: one was the ridiculously good interpretation of The Who Sell Out, and a collaboration with musician Bill Frissell. We'll be taking a look at the latter album because it has an interesting song or two.
The album is mostly covers, from bands like Foo Fighters to Stevie Wonder. Also is a cover of Coldplay's break-out song "Yellow." Frissell does the instrumentation and Haden adds her beautiful voice, taking Chris Martin's lyrics and making them really something beautiful.
I guess this week the song was featured on The OC. What does this mean? Will the song be featured on their next mix and Haden will be made the next indie goddess? We'll have to wait and see. As for now, here's the song.

Petra Haden and Bill Frissell-Yellow (Coldplay cover)


zaptor said...

It's Frisell. He's a total badass because he's done it all. He was a huge part of the NY noise scene back in the late 80s and now he's making beautiful Americana records on Nonesuch. If you haven't checked out "Blues Dream," you really should.

Dodge said...

good shiz! I wrote about her solo works coming out at some point, but totally spaced on them and haven't checked them out...thanks for the reminder!

Anonymous said...

thanks so much for this song, it is fabulous.
i love your whole blog!! i just got sucked into this whole bloggy mp3 thing... and i am in love.

Anonymous said...

Thanks thnkas thanks a ton :)

Was searching for 2 hrs on the web and finally found it on your site ...

You rock dude!

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