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Maria Somerville - 'Kinky Love' Cover Out Now
Maria Somerville : 'Kinky Love' Cover Out Now
2nd November 2021

Following the release of the Bills & Aches & Blues compilation, Maria Somerville shares her reworking of Pale Saints’ ‘Kinky Love’ today.  Previously only available as a bonus track on the Bills & Aches & Blues Japanese edition the song is now available worldwide on all digital services.

Originally made famous by Nancy Sinatra, ‘Kinky Love’ was covered by Pale Saints as part of their 1991 Flesh Balloon EP.  Maria Somerville’s version of ‘Seabird’ by Air Miami is also included in Bills & Aches & Blues.

+ Listen to ‘Kinky Love’ here +

As part of the anniversary celebrations 4AD has partnered with Fender to create a bespoke Jazzmaster, artworked by Chris Bigg and Shanti Bell to reflect the beautiful Bills & Aches & Blues artwork.  The design will never be released as a standard retail item, and 4AD is offering fans the chance to win this incredibly rare guitar.  Enter for free via Tunespeak here.  The competition is open to residents in the UK, US, Canada, France, and Germany and will run until 3rd December.

Bills & Aches & Blues features 18 of the 4AD’s current artists covering a song of their choosing from the label’s past: a creative experiment rooted in the spirit of collaboration and a snapshot of 4AD, 41 years after its inception.  Available digitally and on standard vinyl and CD, the first12 months’ profits from Bills & Aches & Blues will be donated to The Harmony Project, a Los Angeles-based after-school programme for children from communities and schools that lack equitable access to studying the arts or music.

Buy the record on vinyl and CD from the 4AD Store here +
Stream the compilation on all digital formats +