Swedish singer-songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth turns Dylan's rich love song into a speedy banjo howl.
Run for Cover
RUN FOR COVER: INNOCENCE MISSION VS. SUFJAN STEVENS: “THE LAKES OF CANADA”
RUN FOR COVER: THE ZOMBIES VS. DINOSAUR JR.: “WHENEVER YOU’RE READY”
This is what the '60s could have sounded like if The Zombies tripled up on the guitar amps.
RUN FOR COVER: SILVER JEWS VS. THE MOUNTAIN GOATS: “PET POLITICS”
It's Friday, so it's time for our weekly cover track vs cover track mashup featuring Silver Jews vs The Mountain Goats.
RUN FOR COVER: FUGAZI VS. RUBBLEBUCKET: “WAITING ROOM”
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version.
RUN FOR COVER: ALVVAYS VS. BEN GIBBARD: “ARCHIE, MARRY ME”
There's something about sunny '60s pop that never gets old.
RUN FOR COVER: SLAYER VS. SEAN BONNETTE OF ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD: “SOUTH OF HEAVEN”
Let's get one thing straight about Slayer: as easy as they are to make fun of, they're an important band.
RUN FOR COVER: JIMI HENDRIX VS. CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG: “HEY JOE”
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. In this case, Charlotte Gainsbourg makes magic out of Jimi Hendrix's classic rock staple.
RUN FOR COVER: DIANE CLUCK VS. DM STITH: “EASY TO BE AROUND”
The most casual, out-of-touch listener can find comfort in the soft tones and easy strumming that make folk the most accessible backdrop music.
RUN FOR COVER: VAMPIRE WEEKEND VS. MUMFORD & SONS: “COUSINS”
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. Prepare for a major bending of rules as we hear musicians throw around genres, tempos, style, and intent. Whether they’re picking up another’s song out of respect or boredom, the results have impressed us.