Robert Palmer’s smash hit ‘Addicted to Love’ has been covered by Holy Esque today, 30 years since it hit charts worldwide back in 1986. The tribute, in homage to Palmer’s musical legacy, follows the release of the Glaswegian four piece’s debut album, ‘At Hope’s Ravine’ that has picked up amazing reviews across the board in UK media.
‘We have always trodden carefully in the realm of song covers,” explains frontman Pat Hynes. “The idea of working on someone else’s track before perfecting our own seemed strange and initially unappealing, but when the idea arose to interpret ‘Addicted To Love’ we really enjoyed the process. It’s a dark and somewhat sleazy track with a sense of sex appeal and fun. We love the original and thought we could show a lighter side of the band through this ’80s hit. I think we have achieved that and we may even feature the song in a few special upcoming shows.”
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See Holy Esque live at the following dates:
7th May The Art School Glasgow
19th-21st May The Great Escape Brighton
28th – 29th May Sound City Liverpool
22nd – 24th July Tramlines 2016 Sheffield