New Noise Magazine Issue 54 features Lydia Loveless! The issue includes an exclusive flexi of Lydia’s piano rendition of “Head.”

The original track was featured in her 2014 album Somewhere Else. If you subscribe now starting with Issue 54, you will receive a free Stay Punk, Read Magazines tote bag. Just enter totesmagoats at checkout.

“I started playing ‘Head’ on piano when I went on tour with the Mountain Goats, and John Darnielle mentioned that he liked that song,” she says. “Since I was solo on that tour, and it’s more musically complex than some of my other songs, I decided to give it the piano treatment. It adds a somber quality I think the song needs to balance the lyrics. I’ve been playing piano my whole life and don’t feel like I’ve mastered it all, so it lends a bit more creativity to my whole process.”

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The issue hits stands in late October.

Snag the new magazine and tote here.


Addison is reviews and online news editor for New Noise. She specializes in metal, queer issues, and dog cuddles.

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