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: Bruce Springsteen’s “Thunder Road”
ALBUM: Born To Run (Columbia, 1975)

 

COVER NO. 1
ARTIST: Frank Turner
ALBUM: Under The Influence, Vol. 8 7-inch(Suburban Home, 2009)

 

COVER NO. 2
ARTISTS: Paul Baribeau & Ginger Alford
ALBUM: Darkness On The Edge Of Your Town Tour(Self-released, 2006)