Sep 132013

The National’s new album “Trouble Will Find Me” is full of textured, dark tones throughout, but remarkably so on the track “Pink Rabbits.” It’s a no-nonsense, melancholic song made even more so by Matt Berninger’s trademark baritone vocals.

Nashville-based country artist Caitlin Rose showed a different side of the song recently with her cover of “Pink Rabbits,” on which the song’s brooding tones are gone in favor of a pop-country feel. It’s impossible to match the uniform, dark qualities of Berninger’s voice, so inherently Caitlin’s Colbie Caillat-like vocals give her cover a much lighter take, but without missing out on the slow tempo and sad qualities of the original. Check it out below.’

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