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Listen: Tyler the Creator, Nick Cave, and Katy Perry all cover a song from 1892

on May 11, 2014, 2:07pm

As previously reportedTyler the CreatorNick CaveKaty Perry, and “Weird Al” Yankovic are among the hodgepodge of artists featured The Gay Nineties Old Tyme Music: Daisy Bell, a new compilation put together by visual artist Mark Ryden. Every track is a cover of “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)”, a song which dates back to 1892.

Ryden, who previously designed album covers for Tyler the Creator, Michael Jackson, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, put together the compilation for his new exhibit “The Gay 90s”, which opened this weekend at Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. Other contributors include Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, Danny Elfman, and Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh.

The album will receive a limited release of 999 copies, each of which will go for $99. Half of the albums will be sold at the gallery, while the remaining copies will go on sale via Ryden’s website on May 13th. In anticipation, you can listen to each track below (via Pitchfork). The streams are visualized with original artwork from Ryden.

Tyler the Creator:

Nick Cave:

Katy Perry:

“Weird Al” Yankovic: 

Kirk Hammett:

Danny Elfman:

Mark Mothersbaugh:

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