With sparse percussion, twangy guitars, and a saucy, muffled saxophone, Foxygen’s cover spins a swanky, lush alternative to the simple and sweet folk original.
The song is a part of Amazon’s latest Songs of Summer playlist, which features 10 new tracks perfect for the season’s sunny shenanigans. Also included in the mix are Twin Peaks, Temples, and Nathaniel Merriweather.
On the song, the band states in a press statement, “While [Pratt’s] version is acoustic, we decided to employ Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound technique to make the song sound great coming out of the speakers at your next summer barbeque.” Though my Uncle Mike would likely disagree with this tune cranking out at a 4th of July picnic,
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