Marika Hackman’s cover of Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers” is spooky. There is a seductive heaviness to the London artist’s version that hits hard whenever she moves into the chorus or digs into minor chords. She brings out a darkness absent from the original using her own inventions (a ghoulish harmony that bleeds in and out the song, for example), but you’ll no doubt recognize a few sounds that she has isolated and reinterpreted.
Keep an eye out for Marika Hackman’s upcoming Deaf Heat EP, out April 14th via Dirty Hit. Until then, enjoy her rendition of “I Follow Rivers” below.
STREAM: Marika Hackman – “I Follow Rivers (Lykke Li Cover)”