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Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – “American Dream” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

INDIO, CA - APRIL 19: Singer/songwriter Emily Haines of Metric performs onstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - Weekend 2 at the Empire Polo Club on April 19, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Emily Haines, of indie outfit Metric and sprawling super-group Broken Social Scene, released Choir of the Mind last month with her solo project Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton, and today, she dropped a cover of LCD Soundsystem’s track “American Dream” from their recent comeback album. Haines has turned the song into a piano ballad backed by propulsive single-beat drum. Listen to the cover below: