Crossing The Pond: Coves

I like to dig, y'all. Hunt. So there I was, faffing around on Bandcamp a few days ago, digging for treasure, when I came across something that made me sit up, take notice, and do more than a little swooning. 

That something was a cover of Chris Isaak's classic "Wicked Game," and the band doing the covering, Coves. I do so love a well done cover, and this is nigh on impeccable. With a honey hush voice in the vein of Hope Sandoval and a delicious sugared drone coating, the dynamic duo that is Coves works over an iconic 90s song, both staying true to the essence of the original while unquestionably turning it into their own slow-burning, smoldering shoegaze meets indiepop meets psych masterpiece. To say I'm addicted to this song, and very probably this band, is definitely putting it mildly.


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