Vampire Weekend’s ‘Con Te Partirò’ cover receives its premiere


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Vampire Weekend‘s impressive re-imagining of the Italian love song ‘Con Te Partirò‘ – more specifically Andrea Bocelli‘s mid-Nineties version – has become the latest track to promote the ‘Sweetheart 2014‘ compilation album ahead of its release on Valentine’s Day.

Beck‘s cover of John Lennon‘s ‘Love‘ lead the collection at the start of this month, while artists such as The Head and The Heart, Ben Harper and Fiona Apple have also contributed covers to the album which will be made available through Starbucks outlets in February.

‘Sweetheart 2014′ tracklist:

1/ Jim James – ‘Turn Your Lights Down Low’ (Bob Marley)
2/ Vampire Weekend – ‘Con Te Partirò’ (Inspired by the Andrea Bocelli recording)
3/ Beck – ‘Love’ (John Lennon)
4/ Phosphorescent – ‘Tomorrow Is A Long Time’ (Bob Dylan)
5/ The Head and The Heart – ‘Don’t Forget Me’ (Harry Nilsson)
6/ Valerie June – ‘Happy Or Lonesome’ (The Carter Family)
7/ Bahamas – ‘Always On My Mind’ (Willie Nelson)
8/ Thao – ‘If You Were Mine’ (Ray Charles)
9/ Ben Harper – ‘Fade Into You’ (Mazzy Star)
10/ Fiona Apple – ‘I’m In The Middle Of a Riddle’ (Anton Karas)
11/ Brandi Carlile – ‘The Chain’ (Fleetwood Mac)
12/ Blake Mills – ‘I Hope’ (Bobby Charles)
13/ Sharon Jones – ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours’ (Stevie Wonder)

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