Category Archives: Best Covers

Best Covers: Marika Hackman ‘Realiti’

Marika Hackman has shared her take on Grimes‘ 2015 single ‘Realiti’, the first track from the singer’s forthcoming new album ‘Covers’. ‘Realiti’ is one of 10 songs that appear on Hackman’s new album. Elsewhere on the record are covers of songs by RadioheadAirSharon Van EttenElliott SmithAlvvays and Beyoncé, among others

Best Covers: The Nude Party “Out on the Weekend”

On their new album Midnight Manor The Nude Party go the full monty in revealing their influences: the record has streaks of the Kinks, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and early Rolling Stones, along with the garage-rock vibes of the Nuggets 1965-68 compilation. The group pays tribute to another influence in a new Amazon Original performance released Friday, covering Neil Young’s “Out on the Weekend.”

Best Covers: James Blake “Godspeed”

James Blake helped Frank Ocean make a classic. Back in 2016, Ocean released his album Blonde, and James Blake co-produced and played on a handful of songs from the LP. One of those songs was the wrenching, beautiful ballad “Godspeed.” Blake co-produced, arranged, and played keyboards on Ocean’s version of “Godspeed,” and now Blake has released his version of the track.