Category Archives: Cover

Go Your Own Way by Lissie

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Generic band video with candles.

Lissie revisits this Fleetwood Mac song, giving it more of a country feel with her vocals. This is off her EP, Covered Up With Flowers (UK version), composed entirely of covers.

She’s only released one album and three EPs, and will be releasing her second album in the summer. To me, she sounds better when she’s not doing country music, but it seems like it’s so ingrained in her vocals, that I don’t see her varying too far from it.

Hello by Me First And The Gimme Gimmes

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Me First And The Gimme Gimmes take this Lionel Richie classic and mix in some snugs and snails and puppy-dog tails to create this version. It’s off their fourth album Take a Break.

This punk-rock converto-matic will take any pop song, put it through the grinder and spit out a punky version of it. They’re made up of members from bands such as NOFX, and Foo Fighters. They’ve released 7 albums and 3 EPs. Most of their songs are less than 3 minutes, and perfect for starting up a mosh-pit at a kids party.

Teardrop by José González

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An odd video that reminds me of the Mighty Hercules cartoon series.

José González emotes this epic song with his classic guitar. This Massive Attack cover (click here for the original) is off his second album, In Our Nature.

This Swedish artist has released 2 albums, and 8 EPs. He has a very distinct voice, and sound thanks in part to his guitar tuning. He’s collaborated with many artists and most recently re-joined the band, Junip.

Blue Monday by Flunk

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Flunk cover a  great 80’s tune by New Order. This song is off of their debut album, For Sleepwalkers Only, and the title of the album pretty much encapsulates the vibe of this song.

This Norwegian band have released 6 albums and 4 EPs. Their music has been used in various TV shows and movies. The simple entrancing vocals by Anja Oyen Vister along with some trip-hop beats make this band’s music very appealing.

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Final Countdown by Die Zorros

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No video for this song, so enjoy a still of the album cover.

Die Zorros convert the cheesiness that is Europe‘s The Final Countdown into a spaghetti western tune. Complete with whistling and reverb. It’s off their album, History of Rock Vol. 7.

This trio from Switzerland? (I think) convert a few older tunes infusing a Rockabillly feel to them. You can read a review of their album HERE and sample 30 second bits off of their album HERE.