Nation of Language Cover The Replacements

Nation of Language, have shared their cover of the 1984 track “Androgynous”, originally written by The Replacements
Nation of Language cover the Replacements “Androgynous”

Nation of Language, have shared their cover of the 1984 track “Androgynous”, originally written by Paul Westerberg and performed by The Replacements. Alongside the cover, the band announce their limited edition 7″ vinyl that comes with a surprise single on the B-side. The 7″ will be released in August via the band’s D2C store and available for pre-order upon digital release.

Nation of Language on the cover:

“One of the things that made covering Androgynous so exciting is that, for me, so much of the original song is carried by Paul Westerberg’s incredible melodies and emotional delivery, and that really leaves a lot of opportunity to imagine new instrumentation. I felt like as long as I was able to channel enough of that emotional power but bring the vocals into my own space, it would be a challenging and worthwhile endeavor.”

“Androgynous” celebrates gender non-conformity relationships. Presenting an entirely reimagined interpretation, Nation of Language deliver new wave production built on playful synths and punctuating drum programming. Ian Devaney’s vocals bring the unmistakable Nation of Language take on contemporary indie electronic which they have come to define in the last few years.

Nation of Language 2022 Live

2022 NORTH American Tour Dates

8/28 – Port Townsend, WA – Thing
9/14 – Washington, D.C. – Union Stage
9/15 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Andy Warhol Meuseum
9/16 – Jersey City, NJ – White Eagle Hall
9/17 – Woodstock, NY – Colony
9/30 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House
10/7-10/9 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits

2022 UK Tour Dates

8/7 – Castelbuono, IT – Ypsigrock Festival
11/21 – Brighton, GB – Chalk
11/22 – Bristol, GB – The Fleece
11/24 – London, GB – Electric Brixton
11/26 – Birmingham, GB – Space 54
11/27 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB – The Cluny
11/29 – Edinburgh, GB – The Caves
11/30 – Glasgow, GB – Classic Grand
12/1 – Manchester, GB – Gorilla
12/2 – Liverpool, GB – Arts Club
12/3 – Dublin, IE – Whelans