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Hear: Fontaines D.C. cover Nick Drake’s ‘Cello Song’

Hear: Fontaines D.C. cover Nick Drake’s ‘Cello Song’


Fontaines D.C. have covered Nick Drake’s ‘Cello Song’ for a compilation of covers of Drake’s music entitled The Endless Coloured Ways.

The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary folk singer/songwriter Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. It’s released this July on Chrysalis.

Artists who were commissioned to offer up their own take on Drake’s work include Let’s Eat Grandma, Craig Armstrong feat. Self Esteem, John Parish and Aldous Harding, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Staves, John Grant, Skullcrusher and Gia Margaret and more.

The video for Fontaines D.C. cover of ‘Cello Song’ by Bill Jackson features shots of Dublin’s port.

Full tracklist:

Season 1:

  1. The Wandering Hearts – Voice From A Mountain (prelude)
  2. Fontaines D.C. – ‘Cello Song
  3. Camille – Hazey Jane II
  4. Mike Lindsay feat. Guy Garvey – Saturday Sun
  5. Bombay Bicycle Club and The Staves – Road
  6. Let’s Eat Grandma – From The Morning
  7. David Gray – Place To Be

Season 2:

  1. John Parish and Aldous Harding – Three Hours
  2. Stick In The Wheel – Parasite
  3. Ben Harper – Time Has Told Me
  4. Emeli Sandé – One Of These Things First
  5. Karine Polwart and Kris Drever – Northern Sky
  6. Craig Armstrong feat. Self Esteem – Black Eyed Dog

Season 3:

  1. Bombay Bicycle Club and The Staves – Road (reprise)
  2. Nadia Reid – Poor Boy
  3. Christian Lee Hutson feat. Elanor Moss – Which Will
  4. Skullcrusher and Gia Margaret – Harvest Breed
  5. Katherine Priddy – I Think They’re Leaving Me Behind
  6. AURORA – Pink Moon
  7. Joe Henry and Meshell Ndegeocello – Time Of No Reply

Season 4:

  1. Famous Blue Cable feat. Feist – River Man
  2. Liz Phair – Free Ride
  3. Philip Selway – Fly
  4. John Grant – Day Is Done
  5. The Wandering Hearts – Voice From A Mountain

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