Tame Impala have taken to triple j’s Perth studios to carry out a canopy of Edwyn Collins’ ’90s hit ‘Woman Like You’ for the Australian radio station’s Like a Model phase.
The psych juggernauts have been devoted to the unique of their rendition, even right down to Collins’ vocal filter. They carried out in the identical trio configuration of frontman Kevin Parker, Jay Watson (aka GUM) and Dom Simper (aka bambi) enjoying samplers and sequencers that they debuted for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert sequence in August – a setup Parker dubbed “Tame Impala Soundsystem”.
Watch it under.
In a post-performance interview, Parker spoke about his love of Collins’ unique, saying he’d beloved it since he was an adolescent.
“For me it’s a extremely emotive tune. It’s form of bluesy and soulful, however for me melodically it’s greater than that. It’s a extremely distinctive tune as a result of it doesn’t sound prefer it’s from anyone specific time,” Parker stated.
“I keep in mind the very first time I heard the tune, I used to be being pushed, sitting within the backseat. I feel my pal’s mum was driving us dwelling and it was late at evening, and we’d been at a faculty tour to Sci-Tech [a science information centre in Perth] and I simply do not forget that vividly.”
Parker additionally mentioned the sound of the trio setup Tame Impala have been enjoying with, as a consequence of coronavirus border closures within the state of Western Australia.
“I needed to make it sound a bit of extra like a Chemical Brothers remix. Quite a lot of the stuff we’ve been doing with this setup has been like that. Even with our personal songs, it feels like a remix and extra digital,” he stated.
As is customary of the phase, Tame Impala additionally carried out an unique: ‘Breathe Deeper’ from this 12 months’s ‘The Gradual Rush’. Watch that efficiency under.
In a recent interview, Parker stated he was eager to play some smaller venues over the Australian summer season.
“I miss these smaller reveals, these sweaty, intimate reveals – it’s a vibe that may’t get replaced,” he stated.
“It’s not the identical in an area or a stadium. This 12 months has been all about having an excellent excuse to do one thing you wouldn’t usually accomplish that if it’s an excuse to do some smaller reveals, I’d love that.”
Tame Impala launched their fourth studio album ‘The Gradual Rush’ again in February of this 12 months. In a four-star review, NME referred to as the album a “57-minute flex of each musical muscle in Parker’s physique”.
“It’s, total, an exhilarating pay attention… This band aren’t rock music’s saviours; they’re a lot greater than that.”