To be honest, I’ve got no strong feelings about The Presets’ “This Boy’s In Love.” The hook is great sure, but for me (as one of Cover Me’s Australian contributors) it was way overplayed in the clubs and on the radio when it came out and since. The result is the fact that I don’t even register this song any more; it just comes on and then goes away when finished. But West Australian prog-rockers Voyager have changed that.
Later this year, we’ll be posting our year-end lists. One category we don’t include is “Best New Cover Performer” – but if we did, The Land Below would be a shoe-in. We’ve already heard him beautifully cover Slipknot, Alanis Morisette, and Eagle-Eye Cherry (how’s that for a diverse source list?). Now he’s back with another unexpected pick, Moby’s “Porcelain.” Less unexpected: he does a fantastic job, once again.