Jan 312024
courting bad idea right

Courting is a collection of rockers straight out of Liverpool, England. As fans await the arrival of their newest album New Last Name the group decided to release an unrestrained and boisterous cover Olivia Rodrigo’s 2023 hit “Bad Idea Right?” When the band posted a snip of their cover on Instagram, they joked that it’s “Maybe better than [their] new album.” Continue reading »

Jan 312024
best cover songs january
BABii — Lovefool (The Cardigans cover)

Brent Amaker And The Rodeo – Gut Feeling (Devo cover)

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Feb 282023
adam lambert
Adam Lambert – Getting Older (Billie Eilish cover)

On his new covers album High Drama, Adam Lambert didn’t pick one of the obvious Billie Eilish songs to cover (“Bad Guy,” “Everything I Wanted,” etc). He goes for relative deep cut “Getting Older,” off her 2021 album Happier Than Ever. Eilish’s original was fairly minimalist. Lambert doesn’t do “minimalist.” His “glam” version, as he describes it, makes the song sound like a much bigger hit than it was. Continue reading »