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Watch: Glass Animals cover Kanye West’s “Love Lockdown”

on April 04, 2014, 1:40pm

On June 10th, rising British four-piece Glass Animals will release their debut album, ZABA, on Harvest Records. In anticipation, they’ve recently rolled out a brand new single “Gooey” and rattled off a string of impressive SXSW gigs alongside Banks and Arthur Beatrice. Now, the psych-pop outfit’s traveled down under to unveil a cover of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak standout “Love Lockdown” for triple j’s Like A Version series. While they keep Yeezy’s sleek melody in tact, the new rendition is made in Glass Animals’ trademark mold — slinky, sticky, and grooving with a certain kind of sensual funkiness. Check it out below.

ZABA Tracklist:
01. Flip
02. Black Mambo
03. Pools
04. Gooey
05. Walla Walla
06. Intruxx
07. Hazey
08. Toes
09. Wyrd
10. Cocoa Hooves
11. JDNT

And here’s the original for full comparison:

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