Watch Mumford & Sons Cover Shura’s “2Shy”

Recently, the gorgeous wallflower anthem “2Shy” entered my life and I could not stop gushing about it. Turns out, neither could Mumford & Sons! The former folk-pop group covered Shura’s synthy R&B track for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, unearthing its angular grooves and whipping up a frenzy of percussion, as they are wont to […]

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Mumford & Sons – “Believe”

There are vast swaths of the music-listening populace who felt, understandably, that the whole Mumford & Sons arena-folk sound was irredeemably wack. (I dissented.) But did these people really want Mumford to start sounding like Coldplay? Was that the answer? Because that seems to be what’s happening. On “Believe,” the first song from the band’s […]