American singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has released her cover of Tom Waits’ “Day After Tomorrow”. All proceeds from the song will go to the Local Integration & Family Empowerment Division of the International Institute of Los Angeles, which provides aid to immigrants, refugees, and survivors of human trafficking.
“My cover of Day After Tomorrow by Tom Waits is out. All proceeds go to International Institute of Los Angeles, who provide aid to immigrants, refugees, and survivors of human trafficking,” the singer announced in an Instagram post on Tuesday.
Born August 17, 1994, Bridgers was a musical guest on the eleventh episode of the 46th season of Saturday Night Live, playing “Kyoto” and “I Know the End” and closing the performance by smashing her guitar on a fake stage monitor.
On March 9, 2021, Bridgers released a second Spotify Singles session featuring a cover of John Prine’s “Summer’s End” and a version of “Kyoto” featuring vocals from Jackson Browne.
In August 2021 it was announced that Bridgers would appear on Taylor Swift’s second re-recorded album Red (Taylor’s Version) on the track “Nothing New”, and The Killers’ album Pressure Machine on the track “Runaway Horses”, released August 13. That same month, she released a cover of Metallica’s 1991 song “Nothing Else Matters”; the song appeared on the cover album The Metallica Blacklist released the following month as one of 12 covers of the song. She also provided background vocals on five tracks from Lorde’s third album Solar Power, released on August 20.
On September 3, 2021, Bridgers embarked on the Reunion Tour, starting in St. Louis, Missouri. She featured on Muna’s single “Silk Chiffon” released September 7 on Saddest Factory. She also featured on the song “Atlantis” from Noah Gundersen’s album, “A Pillar of Salt”, released in October 2021.
On October 13, Bridgers’ version of Bo Burnham’s “That Funny Feeling” opened at No. 2 on both the Rock & Alternative Digital Song Sales and Alternative Digital Song Sales charts. Listen to Day After Tomorrow Below.