Orville Peck Releases Star-Studded Duets EP 'Stampede'

Orville Peck releases "Stampede Vol. 1", a duets EP featuring collaborations with Elton John, Willie Nelson, and others. The EP includes a reimagined cover of Elton John's "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" and a video for "How Far Will We Take It" with Noah Cyrus.

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Orville Peck Releases Star-Studded Duets EP 'Stampede'

Orville Peck Releases Star-Studded Duets EP 'Stampede'

Orville Peck, the enigmatic country singer known for his fringed masks and soulful baritone, has released his highly anticipated duets EP titled "Stampede Vol. 1". The album features an impressive lineup of collaborations with music legends and rising stars alike.

Among the standout tracks is a reimagined cover of Elton John's 1973 hit "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)", which Peck performs alongside the iconic singer himself. The rendition has been praised as "fantastic" with "quality rock music" instrumentation and "catchy harmony and melody" in the vocal performance.

The EP also boasts collaborations with country music legend Willie Nelson on a rendition of Ned Sublette's 1981 song "Cowboys Are Frequently Secretly Fond Of Each Other", rising country trio Midland on "The Hurtin' Kind", singer-songwriter Allison Russell on "Chemical Sunset", pop star Noah Cyrus on "How Far Will We Take It?", Mexican singer Bu Cuaron on "Miénteme", and roots rocker Nathaniel Rateliff on "Conquer The Heart".

Last month, Peck announced the duets EP and released his collaboration with Willie Nelson as a preview. He also covered Elton John's "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters" for Amazon Music in 2023, showcasing his admiration for the British singer-songwriter.

Orville Peck first gained attention with his 2019 debut album "Pony", which blended classic country songwriting with elements of shoegaze and dream pop. His unique style, both musically and visually with his signature fringed masks, has earned him a devoted following and critical acclaim.

Alongside the EP release, Peck has unveiled a stunning video for his collaboration with Noah Cyrus, "How Far Will We Take It". The cinematic visuals showcase the undeniable chemistry between the two artists. Fans can also catch Orville Peck on his upcoming "Stampede" headline tour, which kicks off on May 28 in Asheville, NC.

With "Stampede Vol. 1", Orville Peck continues to push the boundaries of country music, bringing together an eclectic mix of artists for a captivating collection of duets. The EP solidifies Peck's status as one of the most exciting and innovative voices in the genre today.

Key Takeaways

  • Orville Peck releases "Stampede Vol. 1" duets EP with music legends and rising stars.
  • EP features reimagined cover of Elton John's "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" with Elton John.
  • Other collaborations include Willie Nelson, Midland, Allison Russell, Noah Cyrus, Bu Cuaron, and Nathaniel Rateliff.
  • Peck's unique style blends country with shoegaze and dream pop, earning him a devoted following and critical acclaim.
  • Peck announces "Stampede" headline tour, kicking off May 28 in Asheville, NC.