Sep 302020
 
cover songs september 2020
Amigo the Devil – Before He Cheats (Carrie Underwood cover)

When we last heard Amigo the Devil, he was stripping down a Tom Jones song to create a haunting murder ballad. Now he does the same to another highly polished pop song – but a much more recent one. “[The original is] this very confidence-boosting, really good-feeling, power-infusing song,” Amigo’s Danny Kiranos told Rolling Stone. “I was curious what it would sound like if you took away the positive nature of it and kept the lyrics, essentially the emotions they are portraying.” Continue reading »

Jul 072011
 

If you’re going to cover Kurt Cobain, you better do it right. And that’s exactly what Malaysian import Yuna did with her version of “Come as You Are,” one of the loveliest Nirvana covers in a very long time (though Horse Feathers’ cover of “Drain You” a few months ago came pretty close to being perfect). Yuna released the song to celebrate her recent signing to New York city label FADER Label, and accompanied it with an equally dreamy video. Continue reading »