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Cat Power's New Single Is a Delicate Cover of Rihanna's "Stay"

The latest cut from 'Wanderer' has Chan Marshall deconstructing a mega-hit.
Alex Robert Ross
9.18.18
New music

Weaves Get Weird On Their Cover of Arcade Fire's "Neighborhood #3 (Power's Out)"

For Polaris Prize's Cover Sessions, the band turns the Arcade Fire cut into a jittery banger.
Sarah MacDonald
5.8.18
New music

Tanya Tagaq and Damian Abraham Unite For Thrashing “Run To The Hills” Cover

The Canadian throat-singer and punk icon cover the infamous Iron Maiden single, creating a still applicable portrait of issues facing Indigenous communities today.
Sarah MacDonald
5.4.18
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Father John Misty Covers Lana Del Rey, Channels the Id of Los Angeles

Josh Tillman covered Del Rey's "Ride" at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills last night. Thankfully, the two LA singers are back in the same territory again.
Alex Robert Ross
4.24.18
New music

What Is Taylor Swift's Problem?

A newly-released cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's iconic "September" returns the 28-year-old to her pop-country roots, and just sort of washes over the listener. The sheer audacity...
Alex Robert Ross
4.13.18
Premieres

Wussy Are Still Amazing Songwriters, Even When They're Playing Covers

Listen to the Cincinnati band's brilliant cover of The Twinkeyz's "Aliens in Our Midst." It's the latest single from 'What Heaven Is Like,' out May 18.
Alex Robert Ross
3.28.18
Noisey News

Beach Fossils Covered Yung Lean and It's Making Us Weirdly Emotional

The New York band's Dustin Payseur put a dreamy spin on "Agony."
Kristin Corry
2.7.18
New music

James Blake Releases a Sweet, Surprise Cover of Don McLean’s “Vincent”

It's warm and twinkly and it mentions a "Starry, starry night," so "Vincent" is basically a Christmas song.
Alex Robert Ross
12.24.17
Noisey News

Lorde’s Cover Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire” Is Pretty Special

Watch Lorde perform a rendition of the Springsteen classic.
Noisey Staff
11.9.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Behind the Cover of Our 2017 Music Issue

New York photographer Darin Mickey provided us with a bit of existentialism.
Darin Mickey
11.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Nerd Plays Gorillaz' "Feel Good Inc." on One Big Stupid Guitar

He took a six-week vacation, built a three-necked guitar, practiced the song until his performance became immortal, and then went back to work.
Noisey Staff
10.4.17
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Lorde's Cover Phil Collins's "In The Air Tonight" Has the Big Drums

When asked if she'd met Collins, Lorde responded: "I have not and I think I would just melt to a little pool. I think he would be like, ‘Oh no, there’s a little pool in front of me, not a person.'"
Alex Robert Ross
9.28.17