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SOAK – “Immigrant Song” (Led Zeppelin Cover)

Last time SOAK did did a cover, she was singing us to sleep in Annie Clark’s dystopian future with a version of “Digital Witness.” Now, 18-year-old Bridie Monds-Watson has tackled Led Zeppelin’s iconic “Immigrant Song.” A stippled synthetic bassline underlies her brooding, restrained take, and she never strays into the kerosene explosion that made Robert […]

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SOAK – “Digital Witness” (St. Vincent Cover)

Every month Rookie, a website that’s devoted to supporting and encouraging teenage girls and women, selects a theme song. This month they enlisted the enchanting teenage wunderkind SOAK to cover St. Vincent’s glittering anti-technology jam “Digital Witness.” In 18-year-old Bridie Monds-Watson’s rendition, the song becomes a destroyed lullaby — a bedtime lull for dystopian times. […]