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Listen: Telekinesis covers The Kinks’ “This Time Tomorrow” for Wes Anderson tribute album

on April 14, 2014, 3:15pm

On May 13th, American Laundromat Records will release a tribute compilation celebrating universally beloved oddball director Wes Anderson. Featuring 23 artists covering songs featured in his movies, the album’s roster of contributors includes names like Generationals, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Freelance Whales, and Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s tackling music by David Bowie, The Velvet Underground, Love, The Rolling Stones, and more.

Today, the label shared a preview of the release with a sweet rendition of The Kinks’ “This Time Tomorrow” courtesy of Seattle power-pop outfit Telekinesis. With the original song having a prominent spot in Anderson’s 2007 film The Darjeeling Limited, Telekinesis mastermind Michael Lerner gives it a faithful treatment. His voice a tad more tender than Ray Davies’, he gives the already inviting song an accessible power pop sheen with a peppy bass line and subtly added hooks. Listen in below (via The A.V. Club).

I Saved Latin! A Tribute to Wes Anderson Tracklist:
Disc 1
01. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin –  “Margaret Yang’s Theme” (Mark Mothersbaugh) [Rushmore]
02. Saint Motel – “A Quick One While He’s Away” (The Who) [Rushmore]
03. Matt Pond (feat. Laura Stevenson & Chris Hansen) – “These Days” (Nico) [The Royal Tenenbaums]
04. Freelance Whales – “Let Her Dance” (The Bobby Fuller Four) [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
05. Tomo Nakayama (feat. Jesse Sykes) – “I Am Waiting” (The Rolling Stones) [Rushmore]
07. Juliana Hatfield – “Needle In The Hay” (Elliot Smith) [The Royal Tenenbaums]
08. Generationals – “Making Time” (Creation) [Rushmore]
09. PHOX – “The Way I Feel Inside” (The Zombies) [The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
10. Telekinesis – “This Time Tomorrow” (The Kinks) [The Darjeeling Limited]
11. Escondido – “Strangers” (The Kinks) [The Darjeeling Limited]

Disc 2
01. Sara Lov – “Alone Again Or” (Love) [Bottle Rocket]
02. Solvents – “Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worrin’ Bout That Girl” (The Kinks) [Rushmore]
03. Tea Cozies – “Here Comes My Baby” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore]
04. Kristin Hersh – “Fly” (Nick Drake) [The Royal Tenenbaums]
05. Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s – “Ziggy Stardust” (David Bowie) [The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
06. Elk City – “Play with Fire” (The Rolling Stones) [The Darjeeling Limited]
07. Tele Novella – “Stephanie Says” (The Velvet Underground) [The Royal Tenenbaums]
08. The Ghost In You – “Oh Yoko” “Oh Yoko!” (John Lennon) [Rushmore]
09. Trespassers William – “Fairest Of The Seasons” (Nico) [The Royal Tenenbaums]
10. Tomten – “30 Century Man” (Scott Walker) [The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
11. Mike Watt & The Secondmen – “Street Fighting Man” (The Rolling Stones)” [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
12. Santah – “Five Years” (David Bowie) [The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]

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