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Listen: Lykke Li - 'Unchained Melody' (The Righteous Brothers Cover)

Listen: Lykke Li - 'Unchained Melody' (The Righteous Brothers Cover)

by The 405 (Google+), 13 October 2011

'Unchained Melody' is a timeless classic, but sadly it's been covered so much now that anybody that decides to take it on should be shot in the face at close range. All except Lykke Li, who's managed to make it sound completely new.

Great cover versions like this is how songs manage to pass from generation to generation, and she's done The Righteous Brothers proud here.

To watch her full performance, including an interview, head here.

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