Phoebe Bridgers has shared a cover of The 1975’s ‘Girls’ taken from their self-titled debut album back in 2013.
Bridgers recently appeared on The 1975 single ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America’ which is to feature on their upcoming fourth record ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ which will finally be released on May 22nd—a delayed date after previously been touted to be out on February 21st and April 24th. The American singer-songwriter was also due to support the band this summer at their huge Finsbury Park show which has now been cancelled due to the current circumstances.
The cover was part of a new series focussed on the group by The Face which also included a podcast series hosted by frontman Matty Healy, which will see him sit down in discussion with “some of my friends and heroes” and cover a wide range of different topics.
The interview series will host Brian Eno as part of the first episode and, from there, will see Healy welcome Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon, Steve Reich, Mike Kinsella, Bobby Gillespie, Conor Oberst and Stevie Nicks.
As well as Bridgers covering ‘Girls’, Clairo also covered ‘Robbers’, Rina Sawayama’s treated fans to a version of ‘Love It If We Made It’ meanwhile Beabadoobee’s performed ‘Milk’. Gracie Abrams, Cavetown, and Pales Waves also providedd 1975 covers as part of proceedings.