Overhead, the Albatross – Dublin post-rockers cover Hans Zimmer’s Time
What you may need to know…
01. Last we checked in with Overhead, the Albatross, they’d just launched their absolutely immense debut LP Learning to Growl.
02. Today, the band has released a wee stopgap between now and their big December gig in Vicar Street: their first ever attempt at a cover. Hans Zimmer’s Time, accompanied by Charlie Chaplin’s final speech from The Great Dictator. For the time that’s in it.
03. The video for same, directed by Luke Daly, is streaming above.
04. The band’s big year-end excursion happens at Vicar Street, December 9th. Tickets €20 plus various service fees.
Verdict: A brave take on a masterpiece, layered over with the pep-talk humanity needs at present.