Tunesday: Pop Covers

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It’s always interesting to hear artists cover the work of their peers, especially when it involves a mixing of genres and a crossing of musical boundaries. Inspired by Vampire Weekend’s recent cover of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjBhfh909Ww
),” this week I wanted to share some fun indie covers of popular hip-hop and pop songs — some you may have heard of, and some you’ll be delighted to discover. Enjoy and tune in next week for a preview of FYF Fest as I head down to sunny Los Angeles!


Grizzly Bear – Too Little, Too Late (JoJo cover)


Born Ruffians – Countdown (Beyoncé cover)


Coeur de Pirate – Wicked Games (The Weeknd cover)


30 Seconds to Mars – Stronger (Kanye West cover)


Klaxons – No Diggity (Blackstreet cover)


Beach House – Lemonade (Gucci Mane cover)


The Fray – Heartless (Kanye West cover)


Chairlift – Party (Beyoncé cover)


Purity Ring – Grammy (Soulja Boy cover)


Ben Folds – Bitches Ain’t Shit (Dr. Dre cover)

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