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: Wham!'s "Last Christmas"
FROM: Music From The Edge Of Heaven (Columbia, 1986)
COVER NO. 1
BAND: Jimmy Eat World
FROM: Bleed American: Deluxe Edition (Geffen, 2008)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: Hawk Nelson
FROM: Happy Christmas Vol. 4 (Tooth & Nail, 2005)