Chromatics Turn Hole's "Petals" into a Shimmering Slinker

Music News
05/28/2019
Jasmine Albertson
photo by Autumn Andel

Portland synth-pop group Chromatics are tentatively releasing their long-awaited album Dear Tommy at some point...maybe...possibly. Who knows?! In the meantime, they’ve been rolling out a number of singles and are currently on a North American tour.

Today, they’ve shared a cover of grunge rockers Hole’s “Petals.” The Celebrity Skin track is transformed into a spacey shimmering slinker with Ruth Radelet turning Courtney Love's husky growls into sensuous coos. The cover appears on the new Netflix film The Perfection, starring Allison Williams and Logan Browning.

"Petals" follows the recent single “Time Rider” and last year’s “Blue Girl” and “Black Walls.” Their last full-length offering was 2012’s Kill For Love. The band will make a stop in Seattle on Friday, June 7 to play the Showbox. Below, listen to “Petals.”

 

Related News & Reviews

Music News

Chromatics Share New Single "Time Rider," Announce First Tour in Five Years

Another Dear Tommy single is unveiled while we patiently await its arrival


Read More
Local Music Album Reviews

New Music: Chromatics - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Chromatics have had an unprecedented 2015. The world has been talking about their upcoming LP Dear Tommy since December. We've been listening to its singles since February when we got "Just Like You", quickly followed by "I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around". In April, we got the massive "In...


Read More
Click anywhere to return to the site