Since its August inception, Twin Shadow’s UNDER THE CVRS video series has become a tour de force of pre-2000s tributes, including homages to hard-hitters like 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos and Lou Reed. For the fifth installment of the series, George Lewis Jr. has upped the ante by choosing to tackle U2’s legendary 1987 power ballad “With Or Without [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Toro Y Moi, Beach House, Wild Nothing, Glasser Song: U2 - With Or Without You (Twin Shadow Cover) [download here] What's so good? Twin Shadow continues his eclectic Under The CVRS series with a driving take on the U2 classic “With Or Without You.” Like his previous covers, George Lewis Jr. Show More Summary
For his Under the Cvrs series, George Lewis Jr. has tackled Tori Amos, Sprinsteen and 10cc. Today he unleashes a hypnotic version of U2's classic ballad.
Twin Shadow continues his lovely “UNDER THE CVRS” series today with this cover of U2?s… Read more articles like "Twin Shadow – “With Or Without You”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
The latest from "UNDER THE CVRS" cuts close to the core.
Lately, in his UNDER THE CVRS video series, Twin Shadow main man George Lewis, Jr. has been recording moody black-and-white versions of classic songs by 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos, and Lou Reed. And in his latest clip, Lewis has taken on a big one: U2?s lighters-up feelings-everywhere ballad “With Or Without You.” The Twin [...]
And lo, the Lou Reed covers abounded – in the wake of the legend’s death,… Read more articles like "Twin Shadow – “Perfect Day” (Lou Reed cover)" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Toro Y Moi, Beach House, Wild Nothing, Glasser Song: Lou Reed - Perfect Day (Twin Shadow Cover) [download here] What's so good? Twin Shadow’s Under The CVRS sereis took a poignant turn today, with George Lewis Jr. Show More Summary
The musical tributes for the great Lou Reed keep rolling in, as they should be. Arcade Fire played a bunch of new songs from Reflektor for NPR’s Live In Concert series last night, and as the intro and outro for “Supersymmetry,” theyShow More Summary
After the sad news of Lou Reed's passing the other day there have been some great tribute's/cover's of his music, including this great cover Twin Shadow did for Lou's classic track "Perfect Day". Check that out below and RIP Mr. Reed. Your music will live on.
George Lewis Jr., or Twin Shadow as we know him, pays tribute to the late and great Lou Reed in his cover of “Perfect Day.” The original, released in 1972 alongside his iconic “Walk on the Wild Side,” is a joyous ode to quiet Sunday mornings spent with a close friend. Produced by David Bowie, [...]
Today we posted Lou Reed covers from Pearl Jam, Twin Shadow, and My Morning Jacket with Neil Young, Elvis Costello, and Jenny Lewis. You can now add Arctic Monkeys to that list. The band kicked off tonight’s encore at Liverpool’s Echo Arena with a cover of “Walk On The Wild Side,” Reed’s lone Billboard Hot [...]
Since yesterday’s news about the passing of Lou Reed, we’ve heard new covers from My Morning Jacket and Pearl Jam. Twin Shadow’s George Lewis Jr. (no stranger to covers) has one to share as well. Watch him in silhouette singing the Transformer classic “Perfect Day.” You can see where the original ranked on our list [...]
Twin Shadow turns up the funk-o-meter.
BOSTON (Reuters) - This year's World Series has special significance for Boston Red Sox players and baseball fans, coming a little more than six months after the city was rocked by twin bombs that killed three and injured 264 at the Boston Marathon.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Twin Shadow, Lightspeed Champion, Cant Song: Blood Orange - Chamakay [download here] What's so good? Blood Orange, the electronic side project of Lightspeed Champions’ Dev Hynes, recently leaked a track from his upcoming album Cupid Deluxe, due out November 19. Show More Summary
THE new shadow cabinet reflects the inherent problems the unreconstructed and unreformed Labor Party has dealing with the twin evils of cronyism and factionalism.
The tune was co-written by Twin Shadow and appears only on the UK iTunes edition of "Days Are Gone."
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Toro Y Moi, Beach House, Wild Nothing, Glasser Song: Tori Amos - Silent All These Years (Twin Shadow Cover) [download here] What's so good? Twin Shadow’s diverse cover series continues with...Show More Summary
Last year, Twin Shadow released Confess, an excellent album of smooth, confident, idiosyncratic ’80s-style pop music. This past week, HAIM released Days Are Gone, a truly great album that can be described in much the same way. And on the deluxe UK iTunes edition of Days Are Gone, there’s a song called “Edge,” which Twin [...]