“From The Morning” By Shannon Lay (Nick Drake Cover)

“From The Morning" By Shannon Lay (Nick Drake Cover) is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day
Shannon Lay photo by Kai Mcknight

Sub Pop recording artist Shannon Lay releases her album Covers Vol. 1 on April 14th.. Following the release of Lay’s version of “Angeles,” by Elliott Smith, comes her cover of the Nick Drake song, “From The Morning.” Lay is presently on an 8-date run opening for Whitney in Denver, CO, with additional shows in Seattle and San Francisco, ending on March 30th in her home city of Los Angeles. She will head overseas in April, playing headline shows in France, Manchester, Bristol, and London with performances at Sound & Vision Festival in Cambridge, UK, and Roots of Heaven Festival in Haarlem, NL.

Lay shares this about the song: “When I decided to do a covers record, I knew I had to pay tribute to Nick Drake. Pink Moon is one of those records I never get tired of listening to. I chose two songs from it, “From the Morning” and “Horn.” The combo felt really nice, and doing a little John Fahey treatment on “Horn” ended up bringing it into this lovely realm of goodness. Nick Drake left this earth far too soon, but he lives on in his amazing songs. I hope somewhere, somehow, he knows how influential he is. Anytime, any mood, Nick Drake always hits just right. “

Shannon Lay 2023 Tour Dates

Mon. Mar. 20 – Denver, CO – – Bluebird Theatre ^
Tue. Mar. 21 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre ^
Wed. Mar. 22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Soundwell ^
Sat. Mar. 25 – Seattle, WA – Crocodile ^
Sun. Mar. 26 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater ^
Mon. Mar. 28 -San Francisco, CA – The Chapel ^
Tue. Mar. 29 – Menlo Park, CA – Guild Theater ^
Wed. Mar. 30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent ^
Sat. Apr. 15 – Toulon, FR – Faveurs de Printemps
Tue. Apr. 18 – Manchester, UK – Gullivers
Wed. Apr. 19 – Bristol, UK – The Cube
Thu. Apr. 20 – London, UK – Kings Place
Fri. Apr. 21 – Cambridge, UK – Sound & Vision Festival
Sun. Apr. 23 – Haarlem, NL – Roots of Heaven Festival
Wed. Apr. 26 – Dublin, IE – Cobblestone

^ w/ Whitney

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