New Release: Harkin & Sarah Silverman / Manchester Orchestra – My Backwards Walk

Following last week’s announcement that Frightened Rabbit are set to release a special covers album version of their extraordinary second record The Midnight Organ Fight, two exceptional covers of album-track ‘My Backwards Walk’ have been unveiled, one recorded by Harkin & Sarah Silverman, and another by Manchester Orchestra

Take a listen below…

Last week, the band announced Tiny Changes with the following statement…

Two covers of the stunning ‘The Modern Leper’ were also released, one by fellow-Scots Biffy Clyro and another by Julien Baker, who worked with Frightened Rabbit on their 2017 EP Recorded Songs

Hear below…

Last May, lead singer Scott Hutchison took his own life after a battle with depression at the age of 36. Before his death, the band embarked on a 10th anniversary tour for The Midnight Organ Fight, which sadly became their final set of shows

Following Scott’s death last year, a concert to celebrate the life and music of the Scott Hutchison was held in New York City’s Rough Trade, and involved the likes of Julien Baker, The National’s Aaron Dessner, Craig Finn, Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Devine performing covers of Scott and Frightened Rabbit’s sensational back catalogue. The recording of that night’s beautiful performance’s was then unveiled in March of this year – take a listen HERE

You can also support ‘Tiny Changes’, the charity set up in Scott’s name to help raise awareness about children and young people’s mental health issues. The charity’s objectives are to:

  • Advance understanding of the root causes of mental ill health and support innovation in the design and delivery of mental health services to children and young people.
  • Support and promote initiatives that provide help to children and young people impacted by mental health problems, their families and carers.
  • Provide a voice to children and young people who have been affected by mental health issues to influence mental health policy and practice.

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