Jul 282010
 

Song of the Day posts one cool cover every morning. Catch up on past installments here.

Often performed as tossed-off bonus tracks or live radio extras, cover songs rarely get good videos. There are exceptions. We saw one a couple weeks ago with that weird pig-surgeon “99 Problems.” Here’s another.

That a Nick Cave cover would inspire one of the creepiest videos of 2009 is not super surprising. In Fever Ray’s “Stranger Than Kindness,” a dark house plays host to some spooky rituals with hooded priests, a bison-woman, a blackface vampire child, and more. As with all Fever Ray songs, the music is equally dark, brooding beats accompanied by neon lasers. A disturbing way to start your day!

Fever Ray – Stranger Than Kindness (Nick Cave cover)


Check out more Fever Ray at their website or MySpace.


Related Posts with Thumbnails

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

(required)

(required)