PMK’s recent posting of Weezer covering Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android” got me thinking about covers, one of my favorite manifestations of music. Ranging from the extremely creative and excellent to the “Dear God, make it stop” variety, covers always offer up something interesting, much like a car accident. Well, only if it’s bad. Never mind.
A personal favorite is Richard Thompson’s variation on “Season of the Witch,” originally by Donovan.