Ane Brun is a Norwegian-born, Sweden-dwelling songwriter who – fun fact – used to tour as one of Peter Gabriel‘s backup singers. She covered Alphaville’s debut single ‘Big in Japan’, the tune climbed to top of the charts in Switzerland, Germany, and Sweden. Oh, and on the super-prestigious Billboard Hot Dance Club Play list.
British rock band Radiohead released their debut single Creep in 1992. The song appeared on their first album, Pablo Honey, and won the NME Award for Best Single in 1993. Creep is one of Radiohead’s most iconic songs but was banned by the BBC on the radio for its ‘depressing’ nature and language.
American singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Branch covers the acoustic version of Creep, in the trailer of second season YOU.
Pierre Job, who most of his colleagues and friends called Hector Zazou, “Zaz,” or “Zazou,” passed away at the age of 60. He was a musician, producer, director, journalist and activist. Worldly, idealistic, intellectual and a dreamer. Autumnal, tormented, pragmatic… A father, friend and enemy, he was a man of elusive dualities.
Hector Zazou re-teamed with Barbara Eramo,and Stefano Saletti a cover of Donna Summer’s 1977 classic “I Feel Love”
Cathedrals, the electronic-pop duo comprised of Brodie Jenkins and Johnny Hwin unveiled a beautifully thoughtful cover of RY X and Frank Wiedemann’s notable 2012 single “Howling”. The reimagination features the duality and interplay between Jenkins’ vocal maturity and Hwin’s building, emotive production.
Just a year ago Moon Vision debuted with the first single of what would be its first LP Muses. Now, Moon Vision are preparing their second album, but while we wait, they bring us a beautiful cover of The Partisan, the classic antifascist anthem “La Complainte du partisan”, composed by Anna Marly and performed by Leonard Cohen.
Whitney have released a new 7″ single. One side is “F.T.A.,” an alternate version of the title track from this year’s terrific Forever Turned Around, with a cover of Wilco’s “Far, Far Away” on the flip.
Bombay Bicycle Club have covered Disclosure‘s ‘F For You’ – click above to listen.
The London-based band were joined by singer Liz Lawrence for their stripped-down take on the dance track, which they recorded during an appearance on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge yesterday (February 27). The song originally appeared on Disclosure’s debut album ‘Settle’