Nada Surf Plays Covers On World Cafe

  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Nada Surf

Nada Surf. Andrew Bicknell hide caption

toggle caption Andrew Bicknell

Set List

"Love Goes On" (The Go-Betweens cover)

"Whose Authority"

"Enjoy the Silence" (Depeche Mode cover)

"Electrocution" (Bill Fox cover)

Over the course of five studio albums, Nada Surf has built a discography full of driving rhythms, great guitar riffs and incredibly sincere and honest lyrics. But after the optimistic Lucky, the trio has taken an unexpected turn. With the same careful attention to harmony and craftsmanship that's marked Nada Surf's career, If I Had a Hi-Fi is a collection of cover songs. In this session from World Cafe, Nada Surf performs its own takes on The Go-Betweens, Depeche Mode and Bill Fox.

Related NPR Stories

Purchase Featured Music

If I Had a Hi-Fi

Purchase Music

Purchase Featured Music

If I Had a Hi-Fi
Nada Surf
Mardev Records

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?




Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor