Lissie Covers Donovan's 'Happiness Runs': Exclusive Premiere

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Singer/songwriter Lissie is the latest artist to share her contribution to upcoming Donovan tribute album Gazing with Tranquility: A Tribute to Donovan.

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Alongside Sharon Van Etten & the Flaming Lips (among others), Lissie is offering her own version of Donovan classic "Happiness Runs," all to benefit Huntington's Hope, a non-profit that offers scholarships to children with families affected by the genetic disorder Huntington's disease.

"Donovan is such a unique and iconic artist!" Lissie tells Billboard of her participation in the project. "I chose 'Happiness Runs' because of its philosophy -- he proposes that our thoughts create our reality and the interconnectedness of all things, but presents [that] in this sweet and simple way."

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Preorder the album, out Oct. 16, here, and listen to "Happiness Runs" below:


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