of Montreal's Kevin Barnes takes on 'Little Bird' by The Beach Boys
Let's face it, if anyone was going to do justice to a Beach Boys song, in this case Dennis Wilson's 'spiritual' b-side 'Little Bird', it would be Kevin Barnes/of Montreal.
The temptation to tamper with such a delicate track would be sky high, so it's testament to Barnes' talent and love of the band that he kept it simple.
Have a listen below via the simplistic video.
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