Watch: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals cover Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit”

Vermont-based rock group Grace Potter & the Nocturnals has a new music video for their cover of Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” (featured on the Almost Alice Soundtrack) and it’s really, really good. Shot in black and white, “White Rabbit” is a simplistic portrayal of the band in action; utilizing footage from their performance of the song at last year’s Burlington Waterfront show.

The Nocturnals perform a spectacular version of the tune, with Potter almost perfectly imitating Grace Slick’s original vocals, only slightly tweaking them to include a slight Southern drawl near the song’s climax. While “White Rabbit” proves itself as another example of Potter & Co.’s unique and impressive musical talent, the majority of the songs included on Almost Alice aren’t really worth listening to. The original 16-track soundtrack features an odd mix of artists including Robert Smith, Avril Lavigne, All Time Low, Motion City Soundtrack, and Franz Ferdinand (with additional bonus tracks available thru iTunes and Hot Topic) performing a mixture of covers and original tracks inspired by Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.

In other news, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals will be touring the US this month and have officially confirmed the release of their self-titled third album which will come out on Hollywood Records on June 8th. Look below for the album’s tracklist, a short list of US tour dates and that “White Rabbit” video.

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals Tracklist:
01. Paris
02. Oasis
03. Medicine
04. Goodbye Kiss
05. Tiny Light
06. Colors
07. Only Love
08. Money
09. One Short Night
10. Low Road
11. That Phone
12. Hot Summer Night
13. Things I Never Needed

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 2010 Tour Dates:
03/18 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s (American Music Association SXSW Showcase)
03/21 – Snowmass, CO @ Snowmass Mountain
03/27 – Teton Village, WY @ Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
04/25 – Phoenix, AZ @ McDowell Mountain Music Festival
05/14 – Richmond, VA @ Browns Island
06/04 – Hunter, NY @ Mountain Jam Music Festival


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