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Patti Smith and Her Daughter Cover Nico’s “Fearfully in Danger” and It’s as Amazing As You’d Expect

The Soundwalk Collective's new record reinterprets the singer's songs and poetry.

Noisey Staff

Noisey Staff

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Patti Smith, her daughter Jesse Paris Smith and the Soundwalk Collective - the trio of Stephan Crasneanscki, Simone Merli, and Kamran Sadeghi - have released a video for their upcoming collaborative album, Killer Road, which reinterprets the songs and poetry of Nico.

Directed by Barbara Klein, the black-and-white video depicts a live 2014 performance of “Fearfully In Danger" at Berlin’s Volksbühne.

Nico (born Christa Päffgen) was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a Warhol superstar in the 1960s. She is known for her vocals on the Velvet Underground's 1967 debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico, and her work as a solo artist.

The song was originally written for Nico's final album, Camera Obscura. The singer suffered a heart attack while riding her bike in Ibiza in 1988.

'Killer Road' will be available Sept 2 through Sacred Bones and Bella Union.