L.A. noise-rock band HEALTH are generally known for being loud as balls, so it’s surprising to find their cover taking a song down a notch. That’s just what they do on their version of Pictureplane’s “Goth Star” though. The original stomped and roared in a hazy assault while HEALTH’s cover recovers some of the buried-deep melody.
Quickies rounds up new can’t-miss covers. Download ‘em below.
• Despite having only released two albums since 1992, Sade returns with a new greatest hits set. The Ultimate Collection features hits like “Smooth Operator” and “Soldier of Love” alongside new tracks. One is this predictably smooth R&B cover of Thin Lizzy’s “Still in Love with You.”