Nov 022011

Dum Dum Girls is known for its California garage pop sound. Cuff the Duke is known for its folk and alt-country influences. The latter band recently covered the sultry lead track from the Dum Dum Girls’ new Only in Dreams and the result is stunning.

Cuff the Duke brings a twang that is so foreign to the powerful tune that it’s almost unnerving. The band has released the cover on the currently free Paper Bag Records 2011 Fall Sampler. Download the cover below, then snag the full set at Paper Bag Records while it’s still free, along with songs from labelmates PS I Love You, Young Galaxy, and Austra, just to name a few.

MP3: Cuff the Duke – Always Looking (Dum Dum Girls cover)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Listen to more Cuff the Duke over on their official website.

  One Response to “Cuff the Duke Give Alt-Country Spin to Dum Dum Girls’ “Always Looking””

Comments (1)
  1. Very cool!!!

 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>