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.
of Montreal released the R&B influenced False Priest last month, and before the record hit shelves frontman Kevin Barnes kindly answered some questions involving his R&B contacts, his love for John Lennon and his favourite cover songs. With an extensive tour promising to be, in Kevin Barnesâ words, âan unconventional live showâ and the new record being met by many positive reviews, itâs been a successful few months for of Montreal. of Montreal are clearly dedicated to t... (continued) [read more]
Disclaimer: I went to Latitude as a paying customer, not as a journalist. I had no press or photo passes, no special access. Just a tent, a camera, a notebook, over 20 litres of cider and a handful of close friends. This is just one look in thousands at a festival that is like no other, just my personal experiences. To see even more pictures from all three days of the festival, then head on over to my Flickr page. ________________________________________ I wake up at my g... (continued) [read more]
Happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us! Normally when one reaches the grand old age of One years old, one is still a dribbling, hyperactive mess, struggling with incontinence... but here at The 405, we're, well... no different really. Anywhat, to celebrate here's a birthday gift to you in the form of delicious mp3's, that's how generous we are! In chronological order is a mp3 from an album for each month of The 405's existence, a timeline of the past year; but with a twist.... (continued) [read more]
Happy Saturday! We hope you're having a good weekend! Todays roundup is packed full of the latest info on Of Montreal, Miley Cyrus vs Radiohead, Underage Festival, Lexapalooza, Amazing Baby, Prego, Dan Deacon, Metric and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart! Of Montreal Of Montreal has announced a brand new Shepherdâs Bush Empire show in July plus a string of UK festival appearances. Further to last weekâs news, Athens Georgiaâs finest are now playing Shepherdâs Bush... (continued) [read more]