The FADER’s transgender charity covers compilation FADER & Friends Volume 1 is out now, available exclusively on Bandcamp until December 1, 2023.
100% of the proceeds go towards the Transgender Law Center, Mermaids, and Rainbow Railroad. Throughout the month of November, we’re speaking to the artists who contributed to the 44-song collection about the songs they covered. "I'm So Tired" doesn't sound quite like anything else in Fugazi's catalog.
A song from the soundtrack to the 1999 documentary Instrument, "I'm So Tired" finds Ian MacKaye separated from the other members of the seminal post-hardcore group, sitting by himself at a piano and sounding nearly crushed under the weight of its notes.
Lillie Amadea West, the Chicago indie composer known as Lala Lala, immerses herself fully in the song's hopeless mood for her own piano-driven cover.Read more on thefader.com