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Pitchfork named the Microphones’ The Glow Pt. 2 the best album of 2001. This means it beat the Strokes (Is This It, #15), the White Stripes (White Blood Cells, #8), and Radiohead (Amnesiac, #6). Pretty good for an album that sounds like took all of twenty bucks to make.
The album contained a song called “I Felt Your Size.” Two tracks later, it had “I Felt Your Shape.” New Jersey trio the Delfields have concocted a dreamy cover of the latter. The echo-chamber vocals sound like a dying record player underwater; the subtle programming is more LCD Soundsystem getting sleepy. All in all, a nice combo.
MP3: The Delfields – I Felt Your Shape (The Microphones cover)
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Check out more from the Delfields at their website or MySpace, where they’ve also got a Cranberries cover.