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Mavis Staples reveals new songs written by Nick Cave and tUnE-yArDs

17 February 2016, 18:57 | Written by Laurence Day

Mavis Staples has shared two tracks from upcoming LP Livin' On A High Note, one written by Nick Cave and another by tUnE-yArDs.

The album features a bunch of tracks written for Staples by other big-name artists.

Livin' On A High Note is out 19 February via ANTI-.

Listen to "Dedicated", written by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and M. Ward (the latter is a producer on the record), via SoundCloud. Neko Case, Aloe Blacc, and others have also written tunes for Staples.

Check out both new songs below via The FADER.

"Jesus Lay Down" (written by Nick Cave)

"Action" (written by tUnE-yArDs)

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