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Kevin Abstract – “Something In The Way” (Nirvana Cover)

posted by Oscar February 20, 2015

teenage angst has paid off well

Pigeons and Planes has put together a Nirvana covers album, Teenage Angst Has Paid Off Well, and released it today in honor of what would have been lead singer Kurt Cobain’s 48th birthday.

One of the stand-out tracks in this compilation is Kevin Abstract’s cover of the moody “Something In The Way.” The gloomy tune and Abstract made good use of that for his own spacey reimagining. Check that out below and stream the rest of the covers album after the jump. Continue Reading

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Video: St. Vincent, Muse Cover ‘Lithium’ to Pay Tribute to Kurt Cobain

posted by Oscar April 7, 2014

This Saturday, April 5, 2014 marked 20 years since the world lost a legend in Kurt Cobain. To pay tribute to the Nirvana leader, St. Vincent and Muse coincidentally both covered the Nevermind track, “Lithium.”

St. Vincent, who was playing in our town at The Riviera, played a straight-on cover of the original with that same aggression and snarl that did Cobain justice (above). Muse was headlining down in Sao Paulo for this year’s Lollapalooza Brazil when they did their rendition, which was less grungry and modified/adapted, appropriately, for a festival setting that led to a big sing-along between fans and the band. See that below. Continue Reading