May 20, 2019
A triumphant comeback, the birth of Auto Tune as a deliberate choice, and a singer with remarkable gifts doing his thing. We talk about Believe, originally by Cher, covered by Adam Lambert.
Outro music is Somebody To Love by George Michael and Queen.
May 13, 2019
A monster of a song, a singing competition, and a judge from a signing competition all walk into a pub. Everybody sings Come On Eileen, originally by Dexy's Midnight Runners, covered by Street Corner Symphony and by Sugarland with Sara Bareilles.
Outro song is Just Walkin' in the Rain, by Johnnie Ray.
May 6, 2019
We dive into one of the most titanic pop songs of the 90s and a jazz reinvention that fully embraces the roots that inspired the original. MMMBop by Hanson, covered by Post Modern Jukebox.
Outro music is also MMMBop by Hanson, but a live acoustic version from 2016 where they're all grown up and still killing it.
Apr 29, 2019
We start out strong with an absolutely classic pop song and a soulful cover. But then the covers stop being polite and start getting real. This week is Borderline by Madonna, covered by Jody Watley and by The Flaming Lips, featuring Star Death and White Dwarf -- obviously.
Outro song is The Second Time Around, by...
Apr 22, 2019
All Canada all the time -- even Rowdy Roddy Piper gets involved in an episode where basically everything is a surprise. We look at Crabbuckit by K-OS, covered by the Good Lovelies and by the Doozies.
Outro Music is The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by the Andrews Sisters.