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Bill Callahan, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Cooper Crain cover Iggy Pop's "I Want To Go To The Beach"

26 February 2021, 16:19 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Bill Callahan and Bonnie "Prince" Billy have decided to collaborate with Cooper Crain on their cover of Iggy Pop's "I Want To Go To The Beach".

After working with David Berman's widow Cassie Berman on a cover of SIlver Jews' "The Wild Kindness" last week, Callahan and Bonnie "Prince" Billy, aka Will Oldham, are back with another cover.

This time they've recruited help from Cooper Crain to cover Iggy Pop's "I Want To Go To The Beach", which appeared on Iggy Pop's 2009 album Préliminaires.

On top of covering Silver Jews last week, Callahan and Oldham have also covered Leonard Cohen's "The Night of Santiago" with Squirrel Bait's David Grubbs, Will Oldham's own Palace track "Arise, Therefore" with Six Organs of Admittance, aka Ben Chasny, "Night Rider's Lament" with Wand's Cory Hanson, Little Feat's "I've Been the One" with Meg Baird, Robert Wyatt's "Sea Song" with Mick Turner, Steely Dan's "Deacon Blues", Billie Eilish's "Wish You Were Gay" with The High Llamas’ Sean O’Hagan. Other covers by Callahan and Oldham include their version of Yusuf/Cat Stevens' "Blackness of the Night" with AZITA, and a cover of Hank Williams Jr.'s "O.D.'d in Denver" featuring Matt Sweeney.

Bill Callahan and Bonnie "Prince" Billy's cover of Iggy Pop's "I Want To Go To The Beach" with Cooper Crain is out now on Drag City.
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