[Photos by Stephen Lindley]
originally recorded this cover at Australian radio station triple j, where they were featured on the segment Like A Version.
Does everything those Grizzly Bear guys touch turn to gold? In the last year alone, they’ve comprised half of a damn fun mash-up EP with Lil Wayne, released one of best albums of 2009 and made Steely Dan’s Michael McDonald cool again.
Now, the band has taken one of electro-soul quintet Hot Chip’s funkiest synth jams in its gaping maw. The Brooklyn foursome’s beautiful version of “Boy from School” re-imagines the song as a mournful acoustic hymn.
Gorilla vs. Bear has the stream. Go listen.