Albert Hammond Jr. Covers Big Star (Stereogum Premiere)

'Cool For School: For the Benefit of The LunchBox Fund'

Albert Hammond Jr. Covers Big Star (Stereogum Premiere)

'Cool For School: For the Benefit of The LunchBox Fund'

Cool For School, a digital-only compilation that benefits The Lunchbox Fund, features covers by the likes of Bright Eyes and Albert Hammond, Jr. Today, we’re sharing a track that features the second-most-famous Stroke covering Big Star’s 1972 classic, “Thirteen,” from their #1 Record. Hear, here:

Albert Hammond Jr. – “Thirteen (Big Star Cover)”

Here’s the tracklist:
01 Bright Eyes with First Aid Kit – “We’re Going to Be Friends” (White Stripes cover)
02 Luke Rathborne – “I Hate My School” (Redd Kross cover)
03 Albert Hammond Jr. – “Thirteen” (Big Star cover)
04 Jenny O. – “Happiest Days/Another Brick in the Wall” (Pink Floyd cover)
05 Joseph Arthur – “Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World” (Neil Young cover)
06 Angela McCluskey with Kraig Johnson – “We Rule the School” (Belle & Sebastian cover)
07 Rain Phoenix and Jonathan Wilson – “Coat of Many Colors” (Dolly Parton cover)
08 Craig Wedren and Pink Ape – “Headmasters Ritual” (The Smiths cover)
09 Fences – “School” (Nirvana cover)
10 Cobra Starship with Jump Into The Gospel – “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” (Timbuk 3 cover)

Cool For School is out this month on Manimal Vinyl. It was curated by the Gift Horse Project.

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