Hear Doprah Cover Arctic Monkeys’ “Do I Wanna Know”

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Doprah is a New Zealand-based duo navigating their way through the murky age of digital music sharing. We’ve been blessed with the opportunity to showcase their work before, beautifully understated compositions rooted in Radiohead’s family of theremin synths and the weaving texture of male and female vocals.

They’re back today with a cover, reinventing the Arctic Monkeys‘ song “Do I Wanna Know” into a melancholy lullaby. The guitars and raw snarl of the original are stripped away and traded for lighter flicks and and a wandering bass, creating something is no more than a distant cousin of the stadium rock from whence it came. Stream the cover below, then have a listen to the original: