'Goodbye Horses' cover emerges...
Jon Hopkins

Jon Hopkins and Wild Beasts' Hayden Thorpe have teamed up to cover 'Goodbye Horses' - listen to the results below.

Jon Hopkins is no stranger to collaboration. The English producer famously worked with Brian Eno, before pairing off with King Creosote on the Mercury nominated set 'Diamond Mine'.

Now the studio boffin has revealed plans for another release. Earlier this year Jon Hopkins spoke to Clash, explaining that he recently went into the studio to work with Wild Beasts' frontman Hayden Thorpe.

"I’ve also done another collaborative track with Hayden Thorpe from Wild Beasts, which is coming out I think in July" he said. "It’s a cover of ‘Goodbye Horses’ by Q Lazzarus, and it’s going on the re-issue of the original single. It’s the first time it’s been re-issued in about 20 years. We’ve done a really dark cover of that which we’re really proud of, actually."

Famously used in 'Silence Of The Lambs', news of the cover version immediately caused all manner of excitement in the Clash office. Now this new rendition has hit the web, with NPR being granted first play.

It's a lush, beautiful rendition, with Hayden Thorpe's vocals beautifully matched to the gender-confusion of the original.

Listen to it HERE.

Find a full interview with Jon Hopkins HERE.


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