Continuing a fine tradition in Pixie covers – this version by Maxence Cyrin definitely nails the rainy mood version…
I’ve been on a Pixies cover trip the last few days, so I’ve been looking for all sorts of weird and wonderful covers, remixes and other paraphernalia. And then I hit this:
Relatedly, if you’re in a more electronic, minimalist mood – you could always try the refracture remix right here – both are top notch in different ways:
* = apart from getting the lyrics right – “see it swimming” not “singing swimming” =P
If the job of a cover is to re-invent and re-interpret the song, then this absolutely nails it – lovin’ the way they turn the melancholy into summery, melodic rock =D
Fair play, I think they really find the inner beauty of the song. Just brilliant.
Here’s a version with better quality audio from 2004 (live in Minneapolis) which I can’t find on YouTube – just thought the version with the video was something worth seeing…
Wow… He really brings out the beauty in that song… (or as some j00t00b comment put it: Wow! I didn’t know that drunk guy from The Hangover could sing! Hehehe).