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CHECK IT OUT: 10 Of The Best Cover Songs That You Should Be Listening To

2 Mar

 

If you haven’t heard it by now, then you should. Bruce Springsteen decided to cover Lorde’s hit song ‘Royals’ – while he was, of course, in New Zealand. The jury’s still out on whether or not it’s an improvement on the original – and the Boss even changed a few of the lyrics up – but don’t worry, because we’ve got 10 more cover songs that, if not improvements, are definitely close to it.

The art of the cover song is a tricky one. Artists never seem to know whether to go for a faithful reproduction of the original and do nothing new, or whether to try and put their own spin on it and run the risk of absolutely decimating it.

That said, here are some that we think you’ll enjoy.

Click here to check them out!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Handwritten (The Gaslight Anthem)

25 Jul

The Gaslight Anthem are nothing if not consistent. If slices of Americana and the tragic stories of diner waitresses over heavy guitar riffs are your thing, then you know you’ll love them. If not then it’s slightly more touch and go – but hey, you always know what you’re getting.

Read the rest here.