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The Horrible Crowes Add Edge to 'Teenage Dream' - Song Premiere

Gaslight Anthem frontman's side project covers Katy Perry

September 20, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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Click to listen to the Horrible Crowes' "Teenage Dream"

The Horrible Crowes, the side project of Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon, will follow up their 2011 debut Elsie with a new live disc, The Horrible Crowes: Live at the Troubador. It's out September 24th on Side One Dummy, and you can place a pre-order for the record as a CD or vinyl (both come with an accompanying DVD).

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Now you can take an exclusive first listen to one track you'll hear on Live at the Troubador, an excellent cover of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream." Fallon turns the pop smash into a meditative rocker, his Springsteen-ian howl giving the tale of young, awkward love a chilling sense of desperation and promise.

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