Landlady & Rubblebucket – “Be My Husband” (Nina Simone Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Landlady (pictured) and Rubblebucket are about to head out on tour together in support of their respective albums Upright Behavior and Survival Sounds. To mark the occasion, they’ve combined on an excellent cover of Nina Simone’s “Be My Husband.” They’ve turned it into a duet, with the male vocal putting a new spin on the haunting qualities of the original. Hear the cover below.

Here are Landlady’s upcoming tour dates, including several opening for Rubblebucket:

10/20 Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room &
10/21 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad &
10/22 San Antonio, TX @ 502 Bar
10/23 Austin, TX @ Red 7 &
10/24 Houston, TX @ Fitgerald’s &
10/25 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada &
10/27 Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar &
10/28 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway &
10/29 Nashville, TN @ High Watt &
10/30 Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
10/31 Chicago, IL @ Metro &
11/01 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater &
12/08 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (Landlady Holiday Spectacular)
12/18 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live ^

& w/ Rubblebucket
^ w/ Nicole Atkins

And here are Rubblebucket’s tour dates:

10/20 Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room&
10/21 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad&
10/23 Austin, TX @ Red 7&
10/24 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs&
10/25 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada&
10/27 Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar&
10/28 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway&
10/29 Nashville, TN @ High Watt&
10/31 Chicago, IL @ Metro&
11/01 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre&
11/05 New York, NY @ Stage 48#
11/06 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground#
11/07 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground#
11/08 Turner Falls, MA @ Shea Theater#
11/09 Boston, MA @ Paradise#

# Royal Canoe supports
& Landlady supports