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: The Buggles' "Video Killed The Radio Star"
FROM: The Age Of Plastic (Island, 1980)
COVER NO. 1
BAND: Joyce Manor
FROM: Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired (Asian Man, 2012)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: Young London
FROM: Altpress.com exclusive (2012)