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: Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face”
ALBUM: The Fame (Interscope, 2008)

 

COVER NO. 1
BAND: Of Mice & Men
ALBUM: Myspace demo(Rise, 2009)

 

COVER NO. 2
BAND: You Me At Six
ALBUM: Kiss And Tell EP (Virgin, 2009)