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Watch The Walkmen’s Peter Matthew Bauer Cover St. Vincent’s “Prince Johnny” (First Listen)

“Prince Johnny” is one of the best songs off St. Vincent’s self-titled release from last year. It’s a slow ballad with a striking chorus, ridden with themes of identity crises and self-validation. Peter Matthew Bauer of the Walkmen chose to cover “Prince Johnny” for the Amazon Acoustics playlist, which features other artists like Surfer Blood […]

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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. […]