Category Archives: Il Dottore

BEST COVERS: ARLO PARKS ‘CREEP’

British singer and poet Arlo Parks has shared a beautiful cover of Radiohead’s cult classic hit ‘Creep’. The South London artist also released a poem inspired by the track, expressing to her fans that “the last few weeks absorbing art has been saving my life”.

BEST COVERS: WALLOWS ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’

Wallows have shared a cover of The Beatles’ ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’. With vocals from drummer Cole Preston, the accompanying video features pre-quarantine footage of the band in the studio, on tour, at video shoots and the like.

The band’s proceeds from the cover will be donated to Feeding America, to help feed those in need and support the growing food issue in the US, which has been heightened due to COVID-19.

Best Covers: Mayer Hawthorne “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”

 Mayer Hawthorne has shared a slick studio rework of Tears For Fears‘ classic “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” Retaining the retro guitar lines and lush synth lines of the original, Hawthorne provides his own unique rendition of the song’s iconic melodies. The driving drum arrangement of the original has also been swapped out for glossy pad beats that bring the multidisciplinary Michigan crooner’s effortlessly soulful tone to the fore.

Best Covers: Two Door Cinema Club ‘Isolation’

Two Door Cinema Club have shared their delightful cover of John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’ in an effort to raise funds for Ireland’s leading social justice charity, Extern.

Frontman Alex Trimble recorded a cover of the John Lennon classic at his makeshift home studio. The track originally featured on Lennon’s 1970 debut solo album John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band and has been covered by a host of names such as Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck as well as Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo during this current strange period of self-isolation.

Best Covers: Aurora “Life on Mars”

In honor of the late legend, Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora covered David Bowie‘s “Life on Mars.” Aided with nothing but muffled electronic keys and her sweet voice, Aurora stuns listeners with her powerful performance of “Life On Mars” – her soft and timid voice providing the perfect emotional delivery to the Dalí-esque imagery in Bowie’s words.