Mac DeMarco Covers Haruomi Hosono’s ‘Boku Wa Chotto’

    Stones Throw has announced a compilation of covers of Haruomi Hosono’s solo debut, Hosono House, celebrating 50 years since its release. It features contributions from Mac DeMarco, Sam Gendel, John Carroll Kirby featuring the Mizuhara Sisters (Kiko & Yuka), Pearl & the Oysters, Jerry Paper, Cornelius, Akiko Yano, Yuma Abe, mei ehara, rei harakami, Kukuku (Ikuko Harada and Manami Kakudo), and more. DeMarco’s cover of ‘Boky Wa Chotto’ is out today; listen to it below.

    “Hosono is my hero, I love all of his music, I am eternally at his every beck and call, it is my honor to be a part of this compilation,” DeMarco said in a statement. “I recorded this cover in Joe Bird’s guest room in Paris, August 2023. I hope my Japanese pronunciation isn’t too horrible.”

    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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