What have The Fratellis and Hendrix got in common?
Radio 1 have pulled together a thick brigade of popular artists for a retrospective covers compilation.
Famous faces from today's pop/rock tangent were assigned a year each from the last 40 and then asked to pick a song that fell in those 12 months.
As you can see below, The Fratellis were assigned 1968 - and have chosen to have a bash at Jimi Hendrix' 'All Along The Watchtower'.
Gagging for the full'un? Bahlow:
1967: Flowers In The Rain (The Move) covered by The Kaiser Chiefs
1968: All Along The Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix Experience) covered by The Fratellis*
1969: Cupid (Johnny Nash) covered by Amy Winehouse
1970: Lola (The Kinks) covered by Robbie Williams
1971: Your Song (Elton John) covered by The Streets*
1972: Betcha By Golly Wow (The Stylistics) covered by Sugababes
1973: You’re So Vain (Carly Simon) covered by The Feeling
1974: Band On The Run (Wings) covered by Foo Fighters
1975: Love Is The Drug (Roxy Music) covered by Kylie*
1976: Let’s Stick Together (Bryan Ferry) covered by KT Tunstall
1977: Sound & Vision (David Bowie) covered by Franz Ferdinand*
1978: Teenage Kicks (The Undertones) covered by The Raconteurs
1979: Can’t Stand Losing You (The Police) covered by Mika
1980: Too Much Too Young (The Specials) covered by Kasabian*
1981: Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie) covered by Keane
1982: Town Called Malice (The Jam) covered by McFly
1983: Come Back And Stay (Paul Young) covered by James Morrison
1984: Careless Whisper (George Michael) covered by The Gossip
1985: The Power Of Love (Huey Lewis & The News) covered by Pigeon Detectives*
1986: Don’t Get Me Wrong (The Pretenders) covered by Lily Allen*
1987: You Sexy Thing (Hot Chocolate) covered by Stereophonics
1988: Fast Car (Tracy Chapman) covered by Mutya Buena
1989: Lullaby (the Cure) covered by Editors
1990: Englishman In New York (Sting) covered by Razorlight
1991: Crazy For You (Madonna) covered by Groove Armada*
1992: It Must Be Love (Madness) covered by Paolo Nutini
1993: All That She Wants (Ace Of Base) covered by The Kooks
1994: You’re All I Need To Get By (Mary J Blige) covered by Mark Ronson
1995: Stillness In Time (Jamiroquai) covered by Calvin Harris
1996: No Diggity (Blackstreet) covered by Klaxons*
1997: Love Fool (The Cardigans) covered by Just Jack
1998: Ray Of Light (Madonna) covered by Natasha Bedingfield
1999: Drinking in LA (Bran Van 3000) covered by The Twang*
2000: The Great Beyond (REM) covered by The Fray
2001: Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus) covered by Girls Aloud
2002: Like I Love You (Justin Timberlake) covered by Maximo Park*
2003: Don’t Look Back Into The Sun (The Libertines) covered by The View*
2004: Toxic (Britney Spears) covered by Hard-Fi
2005: Father & Son (Yusuf & Ronan Keating) covered by The Enemy*
2006: Steady As She Goes (The Raconteurs) covered by Corinne Bailey Rae
* = Tracks DiS wants to hear
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