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Singer-Songwriter Marissa Nadler from Boston recently covered Black Sabbath’s “Solitude”, which according to Consequence of Sound, will “give you chills”. You can listen to it below on soundcloud
Marissa Nadler’s chilling, ghost-like vocals on “Solitude” will leave you feeling haunted, and probably coming back for more. Featuring resonating and powerful guitar lines and unnerving ambience, Nadler’s cover of “Solitude” is both beautiful and scary… in a beautiful way, that is.
“Solitude” isn’t Nadler’s first cover, she covered Elliot Smiths “Pitseleh” in which “Nadler’s soothing vocals and subtle use of synths provides a dreamy rendition that honors the late musician flawlessly.” back in 2014. You can check out mxdwn’s coverage of this here
Nadler recently took part in a compilation album of unheard songs by Karen Dalton. Remembering Mountains: Unheard songs by Karen Dalton was released June 2015 on vinyl, CD, and digitally. Nadler covered Dalton’s “So Long Ago and Far Away”. “Karen Dalton (1937-1993) recorded two studio albums during her lifetime, neither of which contain any songs she wrote. By the good graces of legendary guitarist Peter Walker, who oversees Karen’s Estate, we are gifted with these lost lyrics, now given voice by other great women of song.”
mxdwn also covered the release of Marissa Nadler’s video for “Firecrackers” back in July of 2014. The video was directed by Ryan Walsh and filmed not only in black and white, but in reverse.
Nadler’s first album, Ballads of Living and Dying was re-released on vinyl by her old label, Mexican Summer, who also released her album Little Hells on vinyl.
Nadler has released six studio albums, the most recent of which, July, blended genres such as indie folk and dream pop into a successful album that was referred to as a “masterfully composed release” by Spin Magazine. Nadler also released a digital only EP, Before July- Demos and Unreleased songs. Nadler’s cover of Elliot Smith’s “Pitseleh” is featured on this album, which is available on Itunes and other major digital outlets