Mariachi el Bronx stopped by the AV Club to participate in the AV Undercover sessions where various artists have to choose from a specific list of songs to cover. This has resulted in such pairings as Reggie Watts covering Van Halen and Sharon Van Etten and Shearwater covering Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks. Here the former punk outfit, The Bronx, [...]
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Lykke Li performed an acoustic version of arguably the best and most adored unreleased Fleetwood Mac track “Silver Springs” on RTL2 French Radio. You can watch the performance here or listen below. Its a beautiful vocal take on the track evoking Nicks’ subtle sincerity that makes “Silver Springs” such a classic. A studio recording of the track will be found [...]
The Fleet Foxes have been treating us well as this is the second week in a row they’ve delivered us another great cover. This week, the band decided to cover The Proclaimers hit single “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).” As we heard with the “Call Me Maybe” cover, Fleet Foxes have an undeniable talent of mixing their remarkable talent of [...]
Ben Gibbard released a rough demo of Stars track “Set Yourself On Fire”. The cut that Gibbard tweeted was supposed to be a part of a Stars compilation featuring covers of their songs by other artists.The 2007 album, Do You Trust Your Friends, featured covers by Metric , The Stills, and Kevin Drew. The Gibbard track was never finished [...]
Youtube sensation, Carly Rae Jepsen scored a hit with “Call Me Maybe” and one of my favorite bands have jumped on the “Call Me Maybe” bandwagon. Fleet Foxes released a cover of the pop hit which isn’t half bad. For pure irony and hilarity props to Fleet Foxes for this cover. Theres never too many indie covers of obnoxious pop [...]
I am a sucker for Fleetwood Mac covers and The Head and the Heart do a great job with Rumor’s classic “Go Your Own Way” on AV Club‘s weekly cover feature.