Listen: Mr. Dream + Lizzy Plapinger – Israel (Siouxsie And The Banshees Cover)

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New York’s Mr. Dream have recently had the brilliant idea of a six-song Siouxsie And The Banshees cover EP, whose standout track consisted of the 1980 Siouxsie track, “Israel”, featuring one half of MS MR / Neon Gold founder Lizzy Plapinger.

The track marries the New York three-piece’s post-punk tendencies with Lizzy‘s strong, haunting vocals, turning the Siouxsie cover into an equally gorgeous and reverb-soaked rocking number, making it sound like what would happen if MS MR traded in their signature dark synths for rollicking guitars.

The Tumblr-loving duo, MS MR, will be playing two shows at New York City’s Mercury Lounge on the 16th (early show) and 17th (late show – after The Neighbourhood‘s early show), along with a January 22nd stint at L.A.’s Echo before shipping off to Australia for the touring Laneway Festival with the aforementioned Neighbourhood and many other up-and-comers.

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