Various - Rough Trade Shops Covers 1976-2016 Vol.2-CD-South

Various - Rough Trade Shops Covers 1976-2016 Vol.2


Rough Trade Shops celebrates their 40th anniversary this year and one of their special celebratory projects is this compilation of some favourite cover versions, one from each year since the company first opened their doors in 1976.

Songs by some of the most celebrated musicians in popular culture, covered in their own inimitable style by artists closely associated with the unique story of Rough Trade Shops.

(1976) The Damned Play The Beatles - Help
(1977) The Count Bishops Play The Kinks - I Need You
(1978) Pure Hell Play Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walking
(1979) The Raincoats Play The Kinks - Lola
(1980) Silicon Teens Play Heinz - Just Like Eddie
(1981) New Age Steppers Play Junior Byles - Fade Away
(1982) Bauhaus Play Brian Eno - Third Uncle
(1983) The Residents Play Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
(1984) Kirsty MacColl Plays Billy Bragg - New England
(1985) Minor Threat Play The Standells - Good Guys
(1986) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Play The Seekers - The Carnival Is Over
(1987) The Vaselines Play Divine - You Think You‰۪re A Man
(1988) The Fall Play The Kinks - Victoria
(1989) Dinosaur Jr Play The Cure - Just Like Heaven
(1990) The Breeders Play The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun
(1991) Pixies Play The Jesus And Mary Chain - Head On
(1992) Bongwater Play Fred Neil - Everybody‰۪s Talking
(1993) Flying Saucer Attack Play Suede - The Drowners
(1994) Lush Play The Gist - Love At First Sight
(1995) Bj̦rk Plays Betty Hutton - Its Oh So Quiet
(1996) Thee Headcoatees Play The Ramones - Swallow My Pride
(1997) Armitage Shanks Play Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?

(1998) Royal Trux Play Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
(1999) The Meat Purveyors Play Madonna - Like A Virgin
(2000) The White Stripes Play Dolly Parton - Jolene
(2001) Beachwood Sparks Play Sade - By Your Side
(2002) Melt Banana Play Queen - We Will Rock You
(2003) Schneider TM Kpt.Michi.gan Play The Smiths - The Light 3000
(2004) Low Play The Smiths - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
(2005) The Rogers Sisters Play Captain Beefheart - Zig Zag Wanderer
(2006) Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto Play Ryuichi Sakamoto - Ax Mr. L
(2007) Jeffrey Lewis Plays Crass - Big A, Little A
(2008) Bruce Springsteen Plays Suicide - Dream Baby Dream
(2009) The Xx Play Womack & Womack - Teardrops
(2010) Warpaint Play David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes
(2011) The Dirtbombs Play Inner City - Good Life
(2012) Chromatics Play Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Into The Black
(2013) Iceage Play Sin̩ad O'Connor - Jackie
(2014) Mac DeMarco Plays Herb Alpert - This Guy‰۪s In Love With You
(2015) Wand Play Gary Numan - M.E.