Watch Arlo Parks Cover The xx’s ‘VCR’

    Arlo Parks has shared a cover of The xx’s 2010 track ‘VCR’, from the group’s self-titled debut album. The London artist’s stripped-back rendition is part of her ongoing “lo-fi lounge” series. Check it out below.

    “imma start covering some tunes that are saving me during lockdown,” Parks wrote on Twitter. “The xx’s first album has this specific sense of sweetness and simple romance. VCR is one of my favourite songs atm it makes me feel free somehow.”

    Arlo Parks’ debut album Collapsed In Sunbeams is set to arrive on January 29. A ‘best of’ compilation CD of the artist’s lo-fi cover series – which can also be found on YouTube – will be featured exclusively alongside merch bundles for the album. Previously, Arlo Parks shared the singles ‘Caroline’, ‘Green Eyes’, ‘Eugene’, ‘Black Dog’, and ‘Hurt’.

    Read our Artist Spotlight Q&A with Arlo Parks, and check out her pick in our feature 21 Artists on the Songs That Got Them Through 2020.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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