Jack White is ruddy brilliant. Vocally. Instrumentally. Interpretationally (sic). His cover of U2’s “Love Is Blindness” for the album AHK-toong BAY-bi, a cover album of of Achtung Baby, celebrating the seminal album’s 20th anniversary.
Thanks to Consequences of Sound for posting the track, and be sure to check it out below, as well as a live version of the U2 original.
Last week I shared an iPhone-recorded version of James Vincent McMorrow’s cover of Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Games.” Now, for your listening/download pleasure is fantastic version of the the song as performed at the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland.
Grab/stream the track below, and if you haven’t purchased James’ album Early In The Morning, you can do so here. Additionally, check out his Tiny Desk Show and remaining tour dates.
Posted onJune 29, 2011|Comments Off on The Tallest Man On Earth Covers Paul Simon
Thanks to Turntable.fm (my new obsession, and part of the reason why I haven’t posted in days), I’ve discovered a beautiful Tallest Man On Earth track where he covers Paul Simon’s Graceland. I figured I’d pair that up with another Paul Simon cover of his I had lying around for this post.