Lissie is back with the release of her new EP Cryin To You, and it's chock full of covers. Her music video for her Danzig's "Mother" cover is the kind of performance that lights a fire in the pit of your stomach, which ignites into a full-on bonfire by the last half of the track. Check out the fiery awesomeness below!
Chills, right?! Other covers on the EP include reworked versions of Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home," One Direction's "Story of My Life," and Bob Dylan's "To Ramona." She says of the album:
"The band and I are very excited to release our new covers EP "Cryin' To You". Self produced in our home of Ojai, CA. We were approached to cover "Mother" by Danzig which led to a fun week in the studio that inspired us to lay down some other covers we had either been playing live already or had been wanting to do," explains Lissie. "I chose "Story of My Life" because it was a current hit with lyrics I could identify with. "Electric Eye" because a friend suggested I check it out after a conversation we'd had about the Internet and privacy. That song was ahead of its time! We've been performing "Hold On, We're Going Home" live and I think it's a really beautiful song. "To Ramona" I'd covered as a solo artist and its message still speaks to me. We've jokingly called what we've made "roller rink folk metal" but as silly as it sounds I think this work is indicative of what's to come. Raw and tough, yet still tender and vulnerable."
Bonus listen, here she is covering "Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac:
Cryin To You is available on iTunes for $3.99!! Happy Listening!