We’re all suckers for a good cover song. Whether it’s a country version of Adele’s “Someone Like You” or the leader of the free world taking on Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit “Call Me Maybe” – it’s always interesting to see how artists tackle the work of their peers. Last year, country star Kenny Chesney personally asked Gavin DeGraw to perform a cover of his song “Somewhere With You” at the 2011 CMT Artists of the Year ceremony. In a recent interview with Jim & Kim, DeGraw said he took on the challenge without realizing what he was getting himself into.
Fleetwood Mac is a band often name-checked by other acts, and now those influenced by the ’70s rockers will put their money where their mouth is. A tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, titled Just Tell Me That You Want Me after the lyric from the band’s “Tusk,” will be released August 14 on Hear Music/Concord.
For those of you who have a mutual affection for both R&B and indie pop, get ready for a pleasant surprise. Usher was across the pond at BBC Radio 1 for a Live Lounge Special when he decided to get funky on bass while covering Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks.”
Adele is a modern day pop diva. She swept the Grammys, her album 21 has sold over 22 million copies worldwide – plus she’s the definition of fabulousity. Life can’t get any better for the […]
They’re both costume-wearing, heavily-made-up music stars who let their freak flags fly and wholly shock their devotees in concert. When you think of it that way, Alice Cooper and Lady Gaga are cut from the […]
Even though fun. and Paramore‘s Hayley Williams were thousands of miles apart, the two managed to come together for a cover of Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Yesterday while in London at BBC Radio […]
Dark Shadows had a respectable opening weekend at the box office and may have rock group The Killers to thank. The second most popular movie in theaters this weekend, Dark Shadows features the band covering […]
Last night Macy Gray took her new covers album to the Late Show with David Letterman for a performance of her take on Radiohead’s “Creep.”
“Somebody That I Used To Know” is the most inescapable pop song of 2012. Not only is it a great song, but it seems to be the song that everyone wants to sing. From Glee […]
Yesterday, Gotye made headlines for dissing the Glee cover of his song “Somebody I Used To Know.” But guess what? It was all a big misunderstanding. In an interview over the weekend with Australia’s Sunday […]