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Butcher Babies Cover The Osmonds, ZZ Top & More On “Uncovered” EP


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The Butcher Babies are plotting September 30th release for a new covers EP that has been christened “Uncovered“. Each band member chose a track to record for the effort, which was produced by Logan Mader (DevilDriver, Gojira) and run as follows:

01 – “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers” (ZZ Top cover)
02 – “They’re Coming To Take Me Away” (Napolean XIV cover)
03 – “Don’t Give A Fuck
04 – “Crazy Horses” (The Osmonds cover)
05 – “Pussy Whipped

The official press release didn’t specify the more ambigously named covers so you can guess for yourself whether “Pussy Whipped” is a Stormtroopers Of Death or Steel Panther, etc. cover.

Vocalist Carla Harvey said of her choice:

“It was a blast recording songs that we have been fans of our entire lives and putting our spin on them. We all chose a song that had some significance to us. My pick was ‘They’re Coming to Take Me Away‘ by Napolean XIV because I have a vivid memory of my stepdad, who I considered completely insane, playing it over and over again on his car stereo when I was a pre-teen. The song is about being taken away to a mental institution. I can still see him tapping his fingers on his steering wheel to the beat…”

The bands other vocalist Heidi Shepherd stated of her selection:

“As an eight or nine-year-old little girl, I used to rummage through my parents’ albums and 8-tracks looking for some cool music. In hopes that my parents had at least a little bit of good taste, I would play every single song looking for something that I could latch on to. That’s when I came across ‘Crazy Horses‘ by The Osmonds; it was the heaviest song I had heard at that age. I would play that song over and over and over again, I was addicted. To this date, it’s still one of my favorite songs and reminds me so much of growing up in Provo, Utah.”

The cover art for the release can be seen after the break, while pre-orders can be obtained here.

Butcher Babies - Uncovered

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