EW Exclusive: Mates of State cover classic Nick Cave ballad; watch the beds burn in new video

Mates-of-StatesImage Credit: Glynis ArbanThe union between husband-and-wife indie-pop duo Mates of State has been a fruitful one, yielding four full-length albums, tours with the likes of Spoon and Death Cab for Cutie, and even two small humans.

Now, as the pair is readying for a summer tour to support their upcoming June 15 release, Crushes (The Covers Mixtape), a tribute to artists ranging from Fleetwood Mac (“Second Hand News”) to Vashti Bunyan (“17 Pink Sugar Elephants”) and Belle & Sebastian (“Sleep the Clock Around”), EW has an exclusive first stream of the video for the Mates’ take on Nick Cave’s classic baritone ballad “Love Letter”; watch it after the jump.

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  • B&S

    The Belle & Sebastian song is called “Sleep the Clock Around.”

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