Have Mercy Announce Split With Somos, Stream “Somebody’s Baby” Cover

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Indie rock outfit, Have Mercy, have just announced that they will be releasing a split with one of No Sleep Records’ newest signings, Somos. The split is due out on February 24 via NSR. Below, you can listen to the band’s cover of “Somebody’s Baby” by Jackson Browne.

Lead singer Brian Swindle shares with AltPress: “When we were approached about doing the split with Somos we were immediately down. We were just about to release our 2nd LP, A Place Of Our Own, so we knew we didn’t want to put out anymore newer songs that soon after. We decided to record a cover of ‘Somebody’s Baby’ by Jackson Browne because it was the only one we could agree on and we all love that song.”

You can stream Have Mercy’s rendition of “Somebody’s Baby” below. Pre-orders for the split are available here. Additionally, tour dates for the band’s leg with Front Porch Step can be found below.

Have Mercy/Somos split track list:

1. Have Mercy – Two Years (Acoustic at the Nile Theater)
2. Have Mercy – Somebody’s Baby (Jackson Browne cover)
3. Somos – Streets Upon Streets
4. Somos – Domestic (Acoustic)

Tour Dates w/ Front Porch Step:

Dec 28 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
Feb 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Smiling Moose
Feb 18 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
Feb 19 – Pontiac, MI – The Pike Room at The Crofoot
Feb 20 – Lansing, MI – Mac’s Bar
Feb 21 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck
Feb 22 – Montreal, QC – La Vitrola
Feb 24 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
Feb 25 – Hamden, CT – The Space
Feb 26 – Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary
Feb 27 – Freehold, NJ – GameChangerWorld
Feb 28 – New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall
Mar 1 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
Mar 3 – Richmond, VA – Broadberry
Mar 4 – Charlotte, NC – Visulate Theatre
Mar 5 – Atlanta, GA – Vinyl
Mar 6 – Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
Mar 7 – Orlando, FL – Backbooth
Mar 8 – Tampa, FL – Epic Problem
Mar 10 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Mar 11 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Mar 13 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill

Dana Reandelar

If not hunched over her desk writing about music, Dana can be found binge-watching old episodes of Gilmore Girls or condensing long rants to 140 characters. She also writes for Idobi Radio, and is an Off The Record podcast contributor.
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