Kweller Tackles Pumpkins Cover

So most of that Smashing Pumpkins tribute album has been unlistenable so far. Luckily (for some reason) Ben Kweller was also on the docket to provide a cover of “Today,” the song that hooked young Matt into a life of Pumpkins fandom. It’s a good cover, but at times his vocals sound a bit… bored?

Stream it at Ben Kweller’s Myspace

Kweller tour dates after the jump.

Ben Kweller Tour Dates
Jul 20 State Theater Detroit, Michigan
Jul 21 The Lawn at White River State Park Indianapolis, Indiana
Jul 22 Music In The Zoo Apple Valley, Minnesota
Jul 23 Music In The Zoo Apple Valley, Minnesota
Jul 25 Schubas Chicago, Illinois
Jul 27 Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jul 28 The Pines Theatre Florence, Massachusetts
Jul 29 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, New Jersey
Jul 30 Southpaw [Sha Sha in its entirety] Brooklyn, New York
Jul 31 Southpaw [On My Way in its entirety] Brooklyn, New York
Aug 1 Southpaw [Ben Kweller in its entirety] Brooklyn, New York
Aug 7 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 8 The Social Orlando, Florida
Aug 9 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, Florida
Aug 10 Crowbar Ybor City, Florida
Aug 11 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Aug 13 Work Play Theatre Birmingham, Alabama
Aug 15 The Parish New Orleans, Louisiana
Aug 17 Walter’s On Washington Houston, Texas
Aug 18 Hailey’s Denton, Texas
Aug 20 Bricktown Ballroom Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Aug 21 Bob’s at Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
Aug 22 Juanita’s Little Rock, Arkansas
Aug 25 Grey Eagle Asheville, North Carolina
Aug 26 Starr Hill Music Hall Charlottesville, Virginia
Sep 16 Austin City Limits Festival Austin, Texas

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