English dance-pop group Hot Chip have released a very neat and tidy cover of William Onyeabor’s “Atomic Bomb”. The song comes from a very special album set for release on April 19, for Record Store Day, via David Byrne’s label Luaka Bop titled WHAT?!. The album is a collection of covers and remixes of the African analog synth master, William Onyeabor, and will feature tracks from the Vaccines, Caribou’s project Daphni, JD Twitch (aka Optimo), Javelin, Joakim and more.
Listen to Hot Chips contributation below and check out the tracklisting for WHAT?!.
WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed:
01 Hot Chip: “Atomic Bomb” (Cover)
02 The Vaccines: “Do You Want A Man” (John Hill, Rich Costey Remix)
03 Justin Strauss & Bryan Mette: “Body and Soul” [Whatever/Whatever Remix]
04 Joakim: “Good Name” (Cover) [ft. Akwetey]
05 JD Twitch (Optimo): “Why Go To War?” (Cover)
06 Daphni: “Ye Ye” (Remix)
07 Javelin: “Heaven and Hell” (Remix)
08 David Terranova: “Body and Soul” (Remix)
09 Policy: “Something You Will Never Forget” (Remix)
10 Scientist: “Body and Soul” (Remix)