Spoon, Shins, others cover love songs for Starbucks
Starbucks knows how to capitalize on those of us poor saps who like to see some of our favorite indie artists cover some of the most rockin’ love songs ever recorded.
Spoon (pictured) and the Shins’ James MercerÂ all have contributed a song to this year’s edition ofÂ Sweetheart, a compilation out in time for Valentine’s Day.
Check out this tracklist:
1. Jose Gonzalez: “Hand on Your Heart” (Kylie Minogue cover)
2. Grand Archives: “Cupid” (Sam Cooke cover)
3. James Mercer & Robert Mercer: “Spanish Harlem Incident” (Bob Dylan cover)
4. Spoon: “Love Song” (The Damned cover)
5. Elvis Perkins: “Teneme en Tu Corazon (Keep Me in Your Heart)” (traditional)
6. The Long Winters: “Give Me All Your Lovin’” (ZZ Top cover)
7. Yo La Tengo: “You Make Me Feel Good” (The Zombies cover)
8. CÃ©u: “Eu Amo VocÃª (I Love You)” (Tim Maia cover)
9. Diane Birch: “I Go Crazy” (Paul Davis cover)
10. Jason Collett and Zeus: “Every Night” (Paul McCartney cover)
11. The Avett Brothers: “I Love” (Tom T. Hall cover)
12. Mates of State: “Long Way Home” (Tom Waits cover)
13. Angelique Kidjo: “Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away)” (Jacques Brel cover)
14. Hey Marseilles: “True Love Will Find You in the End” (Daniel Johnston cover)
The album is currently available on iTunes.