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: Pixies' “Alec Eiffel”
ALBUM: Trompe Le Monde (4AD, 1991)
COVER NO. 1
BAND: The Get Up Kids
ALBUM: Where Is My Mind? A Tribute To The Pixies (Glue Factory, 1999)
COVER NO. 2
ALBUM: Under The Influence Volume 7 split 7-inch (Suburban Home, 2009)