Listen: How To Dress Well covers Taking Back Sunday’s “You Know How I Do”

Part of a new mixtape called NO WORDS TO SAY: Songs for "What Is This Heart?"


Neo-R&B crooner Tom Krell, a.k.a. How To Dress Well, has already shared a couple of singles from his upcoming third album, “What Is This Heart?”: the breathy “Words I Don’t Remember” and the heartbreaking “Repeat Pleasure”. For even more insight into his “ambitious 21st century pop album”, Krell has shared a new mixtape of “covers, edits and (his) favorite music of late.”

According to Krell’s Tumblr, NO WORDS TO SAY: Songs for “What Is This Heart?” features “songs that inspired the record, songs that resonate w me in the way the songs on ‘WITH?’ resonate w you i hope.” The mix spans 52 minutes and includes snippets of the album tracks “Precious Love” and “A Power”, a cover of Taking Back Sunday’s “You Know How I Do” (!), and an “unofficial HTDW duet edit” of Angel Olsen’s “Windows”, alongside tracks from Beyoncé, Prince, Antony, Justin Bieber, and Future, among others.

Adds Krell, “The tracklist = some meditative religious moments (tracy, JB, pure x, maxwell & sean, EN) + some pure-hearted pop moments (quan, EBTG, prince, ana caprix) = NO WORDS TO SAY

Listen in below:

“What Is This Heart?” is due out June 24th via Weird World. In support, Krell recently announced a U.S. tour for later this fall. Consult the full schedule here.

 NO WORDS TO SAY: Songs for “What Is This Heart?” Tracklist:
01. Tracy Chapman – FOr You (Edit)
02. Rich Homie Quan – “I Fuck With You Girl”
03. The Starting Line – “Best Of Me”
04. Everything but the Girl – “Mirrorball”
05. Trey Song – “Unfortunate // Antony – “I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy”
06. Maxwell August Croy and Sean McCann – “Momjii”
07. Angel Olsen – “Windows” (very unoffciail HTDW duet edit)
08. Lou Reed and Antony – “Perfect Day”
09. HTDW – Precious Love (Snippet)
10. Justin Bieber – “Baby” a capella
11. Pure X – “Written in Slime”
12. Future – “Honest” a capella
13. Bloody Jay – “Nothing But Some Pain”
14. HTDW – “You Know How I Do” (Taking Back Sunday cover) // Beyonce – “Scared of Lonely” (sped-up)
15. HTWD – A Power (Snippet)
16. EN – “Blood”
17. Kelis – “Millionaire” (HTDW All Falls Down edit)
18. Prince – “I Would Die 4 U”
19. Popcaan – “Everything is Nice”
20. Whitney Houston – “I Look To You”
21. Lewis – “Let’s Fall In Love Tonight”
22. Ana Caprix – “:))”