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: Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”
ALBUM: A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector (ABKCO, 1963)
COVER NO. 1
ALBUM: Lost Songs (Tooth & Nail, 2007)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: Dustin Kensrue
ALBUM: This Good Night Is Still Everywhere (Vagrant, 2008)