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Angel Olsen and Maxim Ludwig Cover Lou Reed’s “I Can’t Stand It”: Listen

Angel Olsen, September 2023 (Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music Association)

Angel Olsen has released a cover of Lou Reed’s “I Can’t Stand It”—the opening song on the Velvet Underground singer’s debut solo album. She did the cover with Maxim Ludwig, the Los Angeles singer-songwriter with whom she toured last year. Listen to the track below.

Olsen and Ludwig made their cover for the forthcoming compilation The Power of the Heart: A Tribute to Lou Reed. The 12-song album—out April 20—features additional contributions from Keith Richards, Rufus Wainwright, and more.

Read Pitchfork’s review of Angel Olsen’s latest album, 2022’s Big Time.

Originally Appeared on Pitchfork