Mates of State just announced that they’ll be releasing a covers album called Crushes. The tracklist is pretty sweet — everything from Fleetwood Mac and Belle & Sebastian to Nick Cave and Tom Waits. They did a mean Gnarls Barkley cover back in 2006, so I know they’ve got it in them to do these classics right.
MP3: Mates of State – Laura (Girls cover)
Here’s one of the covers that truthfully interested me the least. I wish we’d gotten to hear their take on Fleetwood Mac’s “Secondhand News,” but I’ll take what I’m given.