Sid Vicious sings his version of My Way (1978)
Sid Vicious sings his version of My Way (1978)

13 July 2012
6.30pm New Soft Room

Cover Version Format presents songs that sell familiarity, songs that butcher beloved originals, and the cultural logic compelling us to listen to the same thing, a little differently.


TAMARA BARNETT-HERRIN is a London-based vocalist, songwriter and performer. She was the lead vocalist with the UK electronica act Freeform Five. Her new solo album, Born to Burn, was released in February. She has collaborated extensively with the Swiss artist Mai-Thu Perret at Migros Museum Zurich, Theatre de l'Usine in Geneva and the Performa Festival, New York.

SOPHIE BERNHARD is a singer and composer. She created soundtracks for two animated films by the artist Vidya Gastaldon, Rééquilibreur-générateur and Nucléarama. Sophie is also behind Lakaband, an electronic pop project, and founder of the label Mekalaka.

MARK FISHER is the author of Capitalist Realism (Zer0, 2009) and of the forthcoming Ghosts of my Life (Zer0, 2012). He writes regularly for Film Quarterly, Sight & Sound and The Wire. He teaches at Goldsmiths; University of London, University of East London and the City Literary Institute.