What do a pop icon and a Scottish synthpop band have in common? As it turns out, a lot.
CHVRCHES recently turned their attention to Whitney Houston’s girls-night-out anthem “It’s Not Right, But It’s OK” creating a cover that would be as at home in a club as the original version was. It’s impossible to match Ms. Houston’s vocals, so Lauren Mayberry keeps her vocals fairly even keeled, allowing the heavy synth and industrial background to push the cover. It all results in the revelation that today’s retro synth sounds have an old pal in some past club tunes. What’s next, YACHT covers C&C Music Factory?
Have a listen below.