November 19, 2012

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Band of Horses, Grandaddy Frontmen Cover Townes Van Zandt

Michael Ochs Archives
Michael Ochs Archives

In preparation for Band of Horses' upcoming tour with opener Jason Lytle, Horses' singer Ben Bridwell and the Grandaddy frontman just dropped a collaborative Townes Van Zandt cover. Listen to it below: Bridwell and Lytle turn out a full-bodied version of Van Zandt's characteristically understated folk lament, "Don't You Take It Too Bad."

If you're a fan of Van Zandt, Band of Horses or Grandaddy, consider this track a must-listen. And if you're seeing Lytle opening for Band of Horses in November or December, don't be surprised if they take the stage together to pay tribute to one of country-folk's late greats.

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