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Father John Misty Covers Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' as Lou Reed: Listen

Father John Misty 2015
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Father John Misty performs live on Day Three of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival on Aug. 2, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. 

UPDATE: After we posted this article, Father John Misty posted a cover of "Welcome to New York" to SoundCloud. Listen below "Blank Space."

Father John Misty is really feeling this new 1989 album from Ryan Adams. So much so that he posted his own version of Adams' "Blank Space" to SoundCloud on Monday (Sept. 21).

"My reinterpretation of the classic Ryan Adams album 1989," the caption reads.

Listen to Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift's '1989' in Full

OK, obviously "Blank Space" is a Taylor Swift song, but Misty is having a lot of fun with this, doing his best Lou Reed impression for the very Velvet Underground version. Misty even nodded to the group with the banana single art (below), which uses Andy Warhol's banana from the Velvet Underground & Nico album cover.

Hear it for yourself below:


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