GROUPLOVE slow it down with cover of Cage The Elephant’s “Spiderhead”

January 31, 2014
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California-based indie-pop band GROUPLOVE recently covered Cage The Elephant’s song “Spiderhead” for the show Like A Version on Australian radio station Triple J. The original song is the first track on Melophobia, Cage The Elephant’s latest album.

GROUPLOVE’s rendition of the rock song is near-acoustic with just an acoustic guitar, crooning vocals, light drumming and a soft electric guitar touch to fill out the sound.

Cage The Elephant’s version is an almost direct contrast with GROUPLOVE’s, boasting hectic guitar, thick, fuzzy vocals and a beat to get you up and dancing. GROUPLOVE concentrate more on the despondent lyrics, slowing down an originally electrifying song.

GROUPLOVE are currently on tour in Europe and will be hitting the United States on March 20.

Tour Dates:
01/31 Adelaide, Australia – Big Day Out, Adelaide
02/02 Joondalup Wa, Australia – Bid Day Out, Perth
02/05 Tokyo, Japan – Duo Music Exchange
02/06 Tokyo, Japan – Duo Music Exchange
02/07 Osaka, Japan – Soma
02/16 Dublin, Ireland – Dublin Academy
02/18 Manchester, UK – Gorilla
02/19 London, UK – Heaven
02/22 Koln, Germany – Werkstatt
02/23 Hamburg, Germany – Molotow
02/24 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Milkweg
03/20 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
03/21 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
03/23 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
03/25 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
03/26 New York, NY – Terminal 5
03/27 New York, NY – Terminal 5
03/30 Washington, DC – 930 Club
03/31 Washington, DC – 930 Club
04/01 Washington, DC – 930 Club
04/03 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
04/05 Austin, TX – Stubbs
04/06 Austin, TX – Stubbs
04/07 Houston, TX – House of Blues
04/11 Indio, CA – Coachella
04/18 Indio, CA – Coachella
04/23 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee
04/24 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
04/28 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
04/30 Kansas City, MO – Power &Light District
05/02 Tampa, FL – Big Guava Fest
06/19 Dover, DE – Firefly Festival

Written by Mamie Silver

Winter 2014 Editorial Intern As a kid, I liked pretty terrible music. I was quiet, mousy, and weird–that is, until my dad introduced me to the Beatles, the Allman Brothers, and all that classic Rock and Roll. I remain weird, but am now weirdly in love with bands like Sleeping In The Aviary, the Shouting Matches and Man Man (seriously, what are you doing reading this…go check those bands out!). If, for some reason, you decide I am interesting enough to contact, shoot me an email at [email protected].