Jan 29, 2024
We’re not saying that doubling down on emotionally abusive high school BS is the way to write great music, but wow, there’s some great music steeped in emotionally abusive high school BS. Go Your Own Way, originally by Fleetwood Mac, covered by The Cranberries.
Outro music is (They Long To Be) Close To You, but the...
Jan 22, 2024
The most important song in the history of Heavy Metal has a lot more substance than you might think, as does that song’s most unexpected cover. War Pigs, originally by Black Sabbath, covered by T-Pain.
Outro is Fortunate Son, by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Jan 15, 2024
One of the biggest - and most impactful - songs of the 80s, when art rock turned into party rock without losing any of the art. And a cover that shows off a special kind of genius steeped in the purest fandom. Sledgehammer, originally by Peter Gabriel, covered by Lowland Hum.
Outro music is Higher Love, by Steve...
Jan 8, 2024
We start with an artist you know, but probably don’t know you know, and finish with one you definitely know, but maybe didn’t know like this. Just One Smile, originally by Gene Pitney, covered by Sheena Easton.
Outro music is A Love Bizarre, by Sheila E, because we couldn’t help ourselves.
Jan 1, 2024
We kick off the new year with a foundational song by a tragic but influential artist, check out a cover by a band that learned all the right lessons, and listen to a version that only exists because network TV executives have no idea how to do their jobs. Twenty Flight Rock, originally by Eddie Cochran, covered...