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: Generation X’s “Dancing With Myself”
ALBUM: Kiss Me Deadly (Chrysalis, 1981)
COVER NO. 1
ALBUM: Before You Were Punk (Vagrant, 1997)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: The Donnas
ALBUM: Mean Girls: Music From The Motion Picture (Rykodisc, 2004)