New Order’s 1983 seminal album Power, Corruption & Lies has been re-imagined by thirteen separate artists, as featured in the newest issue of Mojo. Included in the list is Destroyer, covering “Leave Me Alone.” The track is available now, along with snippets from others by the likes of Fujiya & Miyagi, the Golden Filter, and Errors.
A far more bizarre and abstract band than New Order, one may not expect Destroyer to craft a version of “Leave Me Alone” with much resemblance to the original, but their cover remains fairly faithful. In fact, it may be Destroyer’s genre-bridging, including jazz and orchestral, that allowed them to flesh out the template on an impeccable cover. (via Stereogum)
Destroyer – Leave Me Alone (Destroyer cover)
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