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 »

Feb 242023
melt harvest moon cover

Neil Young‘s sweet, gentle “Harvest Moon” has become an oft-covered classic in recent years. Most covers of “Harvest Moon” treat it pretty reverentially. Given the song’s feel and lyrics, maybe that make sense. New York-based “indie-soul” band Melt are here to change your mind about how a “Harvest Moon” cover should sound. Continue reading »