Posts Tagged ‘Cover’

Listen to JMSN’s Cover of Nirvana’s “Rape Me”

This year, for Kurt Cobain’s birthday (February 20), we are presenting an album full of Nirvana covers. We reached out to a bunch of our favorite artists and fellow Nirvana fans to see who was down,... Read more »

Listen to Fyfe’s Cover of Kanye West’s “Through The Wire”

Didn’t see this one coming. Usually, covers of rap songs suck, but London’s Fyfe took on Kanye West’s “Through The Wire” and actually pulls it off. Thankfully, he doesn’t try to rap. If you like what you... Read more »

Download Penguin Prison’s Cover of Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long”

Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” is a goddamn classic. It’s the kind of song that can turn any average old night into a wild party (see GIF below). Leading up to his second full-length album, Penguin... Read more »

20 of the Most Surprisingly Awesome Genre-Crossing Covers

Artists putting their own twist on a favorite is nothing new, but most of the time they stick to their lane, even if they are "making the song their own." An R&B singer pays homage to... Read more »

Watch Haim Cover Beyoncé’s “XO”

Yesterday we got Haim’s fun video for “If I Could Change Your Mind,” and today we see the sisters at BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge taking on a Beyoncé song. It’s tradition for bands that come... Read more »

Ridiculous Covers of Songs From Your Childhood

We have a complicated relationship with covers. Sometimes they can be brilliant re-workings that make us see our favorite songs in a whole new light, or faithful renditions performed with love and respect for the source... Read more »

Watch Ellie Goulding Cover Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors”

Ellie Goulding has a solid track record when it comes to covers. From “Tesselate” to “Your Song,” some of her best work has been her takes on other people’s songs, especially ones that feature minimal backing and... Read more »

Watch MS MR Cover Arctic Monkeys in the Live Lounge

Brooklyn pop duo MS MR were in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge earlier this week, turning in a cover of Arctic Monkeys‘ “Do I Wanna Know?” as well as performing their most recent single “Think of... Read more »

Watch Haim Cover Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough”

Haim stopped by Triple J Radio in Australia for the “Like a Version” series, and for their cover the girls take on Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough.” It’s a pretty faithful take on the song with a twist... Read more »

Watch AlunaGeorge Cover Naughty Boy & Sam Smith’s “La La La”

The lovely Aluna Francis and her partner in crime George Reid stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to perform a cover of Naughty Boy and Sam Smith’s UK Number 1 hit “La La La”  for Sara... Read more »