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: When In Rome's “The Promise”
FROM: When In Rome (Virgin, 1988)

COVER NO. 1
BAND: New Found Glory
FROM: From The Screen To Your Stereo Part II (Drive-Thru, 2007)

COVER NO. 2
BAND: Hey Mercedes
FROM: The Weekend EP (Vagrant, 2002)