Kurt Vile has delivered a quite beautiful cover of Nick cave’s iconic song, ‘Stranger Than Kindness’ as part of a recent compilation.
The collection of songs comes in the form of Songs for Australia which features some famous sons and daughters of Australian rock and roll have their music covered.
Kurt Vile is taking on perhaps the most cherished Aussie rocker of all time, Nick cave and brought with him a beautiful cover of ‘Stranger Than Kindness’. The compilation will also include covers by the National, Damien Rice, and Martha Wainwright, among others.
The album’s sales will go toward the benefit relief organisations in Australia following the devastating bushfires.
Songs for Australia project was assembled by Australian musician and songwriter Julia Stone and released on March 5th via BMG.
Listen to Kurt Vile’s cover of Nick cave ‘Stranger Than Kindness’ below.