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Frightened Rabbit share full recordings of New York Scott Hutchison tribute show

22 March 2019, 15:29 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Frightened Rabbit have shared the full recordings from their Scott Hutchison tribute concert that was held in New York last December.

In December 2018, Frightened Rabbit hosted a concert in New York City's Rough Trade to celebrate the songs of former vocalist Scott Hutchison, who died last year.

Artists such as Broken Social Scene's Kevin Devine, Julien Baker, The National's Aaron Dessner, The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, and more celebrated his life by performing covers of Frightened Rabbit songs.

The recordings reveal collaborations between all the musicians, as well as solo covers.

Grant Hutchison, Bill Kennedy, Andy Monaghan, and Simon Liddell of Frightened Rabbit wrote a statement alongside the recordings: "This night was not a night of mourning or a night of sadness but a celebration of an extremely special person and the music he created. Scott inspired everyone who met him, heard his lyrics or saw his art. We feel his loss every day but we are all in this together and we carry on strengthened by the support of the people involved in this recording and those around the world who have been affected by Scott's passing. A huge thank you goes out to Ben Gibbard, Craig Finn, Aaron Dessner, Julien Baker and Kevin Devine for their support, love and kindness in being involved. We want to encourage people who listen to this to laugh, cry, hug and sing in your worst Scottish accent at the top of your lungs and keep the spirit of Scott alive in all our hearts and all our voices. While we're alive let's all make tiny changes to Earth."

The tracks are available to listen and download now.
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