It's a brave artist that chooses five iconic tracks from wildly different acts and gives them a significant, contemporary make-over as they attempt to re-interpret them with a fresh prospective. Shut Up Kiss Me singer Angel Olsen is that artist and she's definitely brought something new to the table on all five of the fondly remembered songs.
Cover versions of course are nothing new, and when done well can have spectacular results that can shift the popularity of the song to the alternative. Tainted Love, Song To The Siren, Nothing Compares 2 U, Valerie and Hallelujah are all prime examples of songs that are now more associated with those who have covered the track than the original artist.
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