Watch The National, The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett and more cover The Grateful Dead

They're from the all-star Day Of The Dead compilation

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The all-star Grateful Dead tribute album, Day Of The Dead is released on May 20 by 4AD.

Today, five of the album’s 59 tracks have been made available to coincide with the album’s pre-order details.

The War On Drugs – ‘Touch of Grey’
Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends – ‘Sugaree’
Bruce Hornsby and DeYarmond Edison – ‘Black Muddy River’
Courtney Barnett – ‘New Speedway Boogie’
The National – ‘Morning Dew’


These are available as instant downloads with album pre-order, on streaming services and accompanied by a series of videos directed by Michael Brown, Nick Ciontea, and Christopher Bartlett.

Scroll down to watch the videos.

You can read more about The Day Of The Dead in our exclusive feature in this month’s Uncut, which is available in UK shops and to buy digitally


Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends – “Sugaree”

The War On Drugs – “Touch Of Grey”

The National – “Morning Dew”

Courtney Barnett – “New Speedway Boogie”

Bruce Hornsby and DeYarmond Edison – “Black Muddy River”

You can pre-order Day Of The Dead from iTunes by clicking here.

You can pre-order Day Of The Dead from Amazon by clicking here.

The May 2016 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on PJ Harvey’s new album, Brian Wilson, The National’s all-star Grateful Dead tribute, Jack White and T Bone Burnett’s American Epic, Cate Le Bon, Donovan, Jean-Michel Jarre, Cheap Trick, Graham Nash, Heartworn Highways, Sturgill Simpson and more plus 40 pages of reviews and our free 15-track CD

Uncut: the spiritual home of great rock music.


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