Sharon Van Etten announces 'epic Ten' anniversary release

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of her iconic studio album 'epic' this year, Sharon Van Etten has now announced her plans for a new collection of covers, arriving next month.

The new release 'epic Ten' will include an array of renditions coming from IDLES, Fiona Apple, Courtney Barnett and many more, is being previewed by Big Red Machine's take on 'A Crime', and is set to be released on the 16th April via Ba Da Bing.

Speaking about the new offering, Aaron Dessner of Big Red Machine said, “Sharon is one of my favorite songwriters and I've been very lucky to get to collaborate with her many times over the years. Recording ‘A Crime’ with Justin Vernon, more than 10 years after we covered ‘Love More’ at Music Now with my brother Bryce - and thinking about all our shared memories - it felt like coming full circle. It's an honor to be able to pay tribute to Sharon and her incredible songs. We felt like the door should be about to fall off the hinges of this version and I think it sounds like that."

While adding about the new album, Sharon said, “epic represents a crossroads for me as an artist -- going from intern to artist at Ba Da Bing, from solo folk singer to playing with a band for the first time and beginning to play shows on tour where people showed up. I am in awe of the artists who wanted to participate in celebrating my anniversary and reissue, from young inspiring musicians, to artists who took me under their wing, who I met on tour, and to artists I’ve looked up to since I was a teenager. Each one of these artists continue to influence my writing and provide a sense of camaraderie during this new era of sharing music.”

Have a listen to the Big Red Machine version of 'A Crime' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'epic Ten' Tracklist:
1. "A Crime" - Big Red Machine
2. "Peace Signs" - IDLES
3. "Save Yourself" - Lucinda Williams
4. "DsharpG" - Shamir
5. "Don't Do It" - Courtney Barnett (ft. Vagabon)
6. "One Day" - St. Panther
7. "Love More" - Fiona Apple

More News

Skream unveils new track 'Let It Go'

It's been no secret that producer Skream has been broadening his musical horizons over the last few years. The former dubstep pioneer became a disco-... 6 years 9 months ago

Action Bronson and Hudson Mohawke collaborate on new track

After a recent live set from Hudson Mohawke for the Boiler Room earlier this week, we found out that the Scottish producer has been working with... 6 years 9 months ago

Stevie Nicks unveils new song 'Lady

Ahead of the release of her forthcoming double album '24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault' later this year, Stevie Nicks has unveiled another slice... 6 years 9 months ago

Bob Dylan announces 138-track Basement Tapes collection

Who would have released that Bob Dylan could write so much material for one album? But that's exactly what he did for his 1975 album 'The Basement... 6 years 9 months ago

Prince announces new solo album 'Art Official Age'

While Prince has been promoting his new album 'Plectrum Electrum' with touring group 3rdEyeGirl earlier this year, the purple one has announced that... 6 years 9 months ago

Flying Lotus debuts new track 'Moment Of Hesitation', featuring Herbie Hancock

After a lot of buzz surrounding the producer's latest studio album, Flying Lotus has now unveiled the first full track from his new release.... 6 years 9 months ago

James Blake debuts new track '200 Press'

Once again, producer James Blake has used his BBC Radio 1 Residency to showcase some of his new work and last night's show was no different. The... 6 years 9 months ago

The Knife plan to split up

Swedish electronic duo The Knife have announced their plans to split up later this year. The group, made up of siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson... 6 years 9 months ago

Aphex Twin unveils new album artwork and details

Details about the first Aphex Twin album in thirteen years were slim at first, but now the producer has unveiled more info about his upcoming release... 6 years 10 months ago