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Jul 26, 2021

One of the biggest songs - and biggest videos - of the 80s, a look back at one of the worst concert tragedies ever, and a band that completely flips the script and pulls it all together. Addicted to Love, originally by Robert Palmer, covered by Eagles of Death Metal, and by Florence and the Machine.

Outro music is I...


Jul 19, 2021

A brilliant song that plays with the balance of musical and story expectations, a version from the aether, and the first meeting of the CoverUp Book Club. Chandelier, originally by Sia, covered by Josh Pyke, and by Damien Rice.

Outro music is Beds are Burning by Midnight Oil.


Jul 12, 2021

Head trips, industrial mashups, and crypto-rhinestone cowboys? This week we look at Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2, originally by Pink Floyd, covered by Korn.

Outro music is Streets of Bakersfield, by Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens, and I swear we had a reason to put it there.


Jul 5, 2021

The spirit of Kerri Strug, Welsh meat loaf, and the Reagan administration's deep-state. Clearly, we're talking about Have You Ever Seen The Rain, originally by Creedence Clearwater Revival, covered by Bonnie Tyler, and by The Spin Doctors.

Outro music is Hot Patootie/Bless My Soul by Meat Loaf from The Rocky Horror...


Jun 28, 2021

Life is tough for your friendly neighborhood rock star, and we hear all about it in the classic Turn The Page. Originally by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, covered by Waylon Jennings and by Metallica.

Outro music is Poor Poor Pitiful Me by Warren Zevon.