Cover Songs with a Kick

Whenever a relatively new band covers a classic track, it does so at the risk of unfavorable comparison to the original. But Los Angeles-based music supervisor and commentator Alexandra Patsavas relishes a good cover song — especially when it's reworked by an artist who makes it undeniably his own. She shares some of her favorites.

Cover Song Picks

Listen: "Holiday Road" performed by Matt Pond PA (orig. theme song for 'National Lampoon's Vacation')

Listen: "Stuck In The Metal" performed by The Eagles Of Death Metal (orig. Stealers Wheel)

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