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Hear Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten, and More Cover Grateful Dead for ‘Day of the Dead’ Compilation

The National’s upcoming Grateful Dead tribute compilationDay of the Dead, is a 59-song effort curated by the indie rock band’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and it’s out on May 20. Today, 4AD has released five new songs from the project, including Jim James & Friends covering “Candyman,” Perfume Genius with Sharon Van Etten covering “To Lay Me Down,” Unknown Mortal Orchestra delivering a take on “Shakedown Street,” and more. Hear all of those below and look for Day of the Dead in a month’s time.