Every week the names doing these covers from home just get bigger. This past week got a boost from Global Citizen’s all-star charity event, from which several of today’s set come, as well as one major appearance in last night’s Jersey for Jersey fundraiser (Fountains of Wayne’s heartbreaking “Hackensack” from that is worth watching too, though, except for guest bassist Sharon Van Etten, it’s not a cover).
But, amidst the all-stars, musicians at every level continue to take to the internet to perform covers. We’ve got some of the best we’ve seen below. As always, we make no claims to being comprehensive, so share any other favorites in the comments.
A.A. Williams – Every Day Is Exactly The Same (Nine Inch Nails) / Creep (Radiohead) / If You Could Read My Mind (Gordon Lightfoot) / Into My Arms (Nick Cave)
Angel Olsen – More Than This (Roxy Music cover)
Ariana Grande – I Won’t Say I’m In Love (Hercules cover)
Badflower – Right Down the Line (Gerry Rafferty cover)
Billie Eilish – Sunny (Bobby Hebb cover)
Bruce Springsteen – Jersey Girl (Tom Waits cover)
CeeLo Green – Simply Beautiful (Al Green) / Wonderwall (Oasis)
Chris Thile and Friends – Ohm (Yo La Tengo cover)
Jimmy Eat World and Best Coast – Call to Love (Crooked Fingers cover)
Keith Urban – Higher Love (Steve Winwood cover)
Lady Gaga – Smile (Nat King Cole cover)
Lizzo – A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke cover)
Lowell Thompson – Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (John Prine cover)
Matt Berninger – Holes (Mercury Rev cover)
Michael Bublé – God Only Knows (Beach Boys cover)
Rodrigo y Gabriela – Don’t Start Now (Dua Lipa cover)
Steve Perry – In My Room (Beach Boys cover)
Stevie Wonder – Lean on Me (Bill Withers cover)
Toadies – You Are Not Alone (Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy cover)
Check out more Quarantine Covers here.
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