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Kat of Amanda X and Marisa of Mannequin Pussy cover Sheryl Crow’s “Every Day Is A Winding Road”

Marisa, left, and Kat make up Reagan | Photo courtesy of the artist
Marisa, left, and Kat make up Reagan | Photo courtesy of the artist

Here’s something unexpected: Kat Bean of Amanda X, Marisa of Mannequin Pussy, and… Sheryl Crow. Well, not Sheryl Crow herself, but rather a cover of her 1996 tune “Every Day Is A Winding Road.” While the original epitomizes windows down, hair blowing in the breeze, Reagan (the name of Kat and Marisa’s collaborative effort) have pared things down for a version that is more intimate. Continue reading →

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Watch this Kid Rock cover (yes, really) by Little Big League and The Hotelier from the Space Jam Sessions

Michelle Zauner of Little Big League and Christian Holden of The Hotelier
Michelle Zauner of Little Big League and Christian Holden of The Hotelier

“So who’s doing the favor?” asks Michelle Zauner. “Sheryl Crow is doing Kid Rock the favor. She’s also playing all the cool guitar licks and Kid Rock’s just like G-C-D.” The frontwoman for Little Big League is hypothesizing with her performing partner Christian Holden of The Hotelier about a song that a lot of the music intelligentsia doesn’t take particularly seriously, the sentimental single “Picture” from Rock’s 2001 album Cocky. Continue reading →

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My Morning Download: “Easy” by Sheryl Crow

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 9.49.54 AM Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow has a new album, Feels Like Home, coming out on September 10th. Crow’s new album is her first “country” album but her new single, “Easy,” currently climbing the country music radio charts, doesn’t sound too out of place next to her hit songs songs like “If It Makes You Happy,” or “All I Wanna Do.” Below, watch the video for “Easy,” and go here to download a sampler of songs from her new record, including “Easy.”

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