You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The Covers: Each week, we’ll pit two bands who have covered the same source material against one another, and it’s up to you to decide who comes out on top.
SOURCE MATERIAL: Smoking Popes' "Pretty Pathetic"
FROM: Destination Failure (Capitol, 1997)
COVER NO. 1
BAND: Dashboard Confessional
FROM: The Wire Tapes Vol. 1 (Self-released, 2007)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: The Ataris
FROM: Smoking Popes Tribute (Double Zero, 2003)