Lily Allen Covers Rufus Wainwright Alongside Powerful Video from London Women's March

"Going to a Town" was produced by longtime Allen collaborator Mark Ronson.
January 24, 2017, 10:27pm

Last month, London artist Lily Allen put together an anti-Trump Spotify playlist called He's Got the Whole World in his Tiny Hands. It wasn't big, but it was sorta clever: Carly Simon's "You're So Vain," LCD Soundsystem's "North American Scum," and R.E.M.'s "It's The End of the World as We Know It" appeared alongside Allen's own "Kabul Shit" and "Him." One of the more subtle additions was Rufus Wainwright's "Going to a Town" an exhausted ballad from his 2007 LP Release the Stars.

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Today, Allen released her cover version of the track, along with a powerful video from visual artist Bafic, shot the Women's March in London that Allen attended last weekend. Produced by Mark Ronson, the track errs more towards George Michael's glacial Symphonia cover than Wainwright's original. Watch the video below.

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