PJ Harvey has released a haunting cover of Nick Cave’s ‘Red Right Hand’
24.10.2019

PJ Harvey has released a haunting cover of Nick Cave’s ‘Red Right Hand’

PJ Harvey

The track is much slower and chaotic than the original.

UK rock icon PJ Harvey is one of many high-profile musicians listed on the forthcoming soundtrack of BBC crime drama Peaky Blinders. Ahead of its release in mid-November, Harvey has dropped the full cover of ‘Red Right Hand’, the show’s theme originally performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

As Consequence of Sound reports, Harvey was commissioned to cover the track in 2014 to make the British TV show seem less American. However, this is the first commercial release of the beloved track.

The soundtrack will also include the original version of the song, in addition to hits from Anna Calvi, Radiohead, Jack White, David Bowie, Joy Division and Black Sabbath. The full double album will be out Friday November 15.

Have a spin of PJ Harvey’s cover of ‘Red Right Hand’ below:

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