Scarlett Johansson, Maeby Fünke, Tegan & Sara Cover Steel Train

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Scarlett Johansson  has released more than a few cover songs in recent years, and her latest foray into this world is an appearance on an upcoming album of Steel Train covers.

ScarJo is one of a handful of notable female artists appearing on the NYC upstarts’ all-female covers album, Terrible Thrills Vol. 1. Joining her are Tegan & Sara, Amanda Palmer, Holly Miranda, Alia Shawkat (AKA: Maeby Fünke!) and many more.

The album is the brainchild of Steel Train songwriter Jack Antonoff, who says he “had pictured a female taking the lead” when writing the new songs for the band’s upcoming self-titled release.

The album will be available in pre-order and vinyl/deluxe packages with Steel Train, on June 29.

Steel Train is also touring:

June
22 – New York, N.Y. @ Mercury Lounge
24 – Pontiac, Mich. @ Eagle Theatre
25 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Summerfest
26 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Firebird
27 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall
29 – Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird Theatre
30 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Kilby Court

July
2 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
6 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ El Rey
7 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Rhythm Room
9 – Austin, Texas @ Emo’s Alternative Lounge
10 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
12 – Orlando, Fla. @ The Social
12 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Drunken Unicorn
14 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Exit/In
16 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Grog Shop
17 – Rochester, N.Y. @ Water St. Music Hall
20 – Vienna, Va. @ Jammin’ Java
21 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ First Unitarian Church
22 – New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
23 – Cambridge, Mass. @ Middle East