Let's kick off 2021 with an artist that isn't really an artist.
Rather, This Mortal Coil was the "house band" for 4AD Records. Basically, it was a collective to allow artists to record music that was outside their genre. There were three TMC albums released between 1983 and 1991.
This interpretation of a song originally written and performed by Chris Bell (and released after his death) was recorded while Kim Deal (primary vocalist) and Tanya Donnelly (second vocalist, guitar) were working together on The Breeders. It's a faithful cover that captures Bell's melancholy quite accurately.