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Listen to London Grammar cover Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game”

on August 08, 2013, 3:33pm

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London Grammar can knock out the original power ballad, ace the Disclosure collaboration, and, as you’ll see here, nail the ’90s slow-burning love song. During a recent session at BBC’s Maida Vale studio, the UK trio tackled Chris Isaak’s hit “Wicked Game”. Between their haunting, cavernous sound and Hannah Reid’s beautifully anguished vocals — seemingly gut-wrenched and always teetering on the edge of emotional breakdown — the band manages to both cover the original perfectly and reinvent it at the same time.

London Grammar are due to release their UK-only Strong EP on September 1st, followed by their debut full-length, If You Wait, on September 30th via Columbia Records. Below, check out the LP’s tracklist along with the band’s upcoming tour dates.

If You Wait Tracklist:
01. Hey Now
02. Stay Awake
03. Shyer
04. Wasting My Young Years
05. Sights
06. Strong
07. Nightcall
08. Metal & Dust
09. Interlude (Live)
10. Flickers
11. If You Wait

London Grammar 2013 Tour Dates:
08/09 – Charlbury, UK @ Wilderness Festival
08/25 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
09/06 – Newport, UK @ Bestival
09/10-14 – Rovinj, HR @ Unknown Festival
09/13 – Portmeirion, UK @ Festival Number 6
09/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
09/27 – San Francisco, CA @ Popscene @ Rickshaw
09/28 – Portland, OR @ Holocene
09/30 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile
10/01- Vancouver, BC @ Fortune
10/03 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
10/04 – Toronto, ON @ Black Box
10/06 – Washington, DC @ U Street
10/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
10/08 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
10/10 – Boston, MA @ Brighton
10/15 – Norwich, UK @ Open
10/16 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde
10/18 – London, UK @ Electric Brixton SOLD OUT
10/19 – Oxford, uk @ Gathering
10/20 – Bristol, UK @ Anson Rooms
10/22 – Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
10/23 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy 2
10/24 – Leeds, UK @ Cockpit
10/26 – Manchester, UK @ Sound Control
10/27 – Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor
10/28 – Newcastle, UK @ Northumbria University
11/02 – Amsterdam, NL @ London Calling
11/03 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique
11/05 – Berlin, DE @ Gruner Salon
11/06 – Munich, DE @ Atomic Café
11/08 – Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik (Clubraum)
11/09 – Paris, FR @ La Cigale
11/10 – Nantes, FR @ Stereolux
11/12 – Nancy, FR @ L’Autre Canal Club
11/13 – Lille, FR @ Aeronef
11/15 – Lyon, FR @ Le Sucre
11/18 – Toulouse, FR @ La Dynamo
11/20 – Bordeaux, FR @ Iboat
11/22 – Luxembourg, BE @ Sonic Visions Showcase Festival
11/28 – London, UK @ Brixton Electric

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