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Start Your Week off Right with These Three Covers

By: Maura O'Malley

January 30, 2017

Listening to covers is better than all things Monday. Make your Monday a little better with these covers below.

TV on the Radio covers Sinead O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U”

This weekend, TV on the Radio performed at Yale’s conference, Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince. During the set, the band covered Sinead O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” in honor of Prince, who wrote and composed the song.

Ryan Adams covers Radiohead’s “Karma Police”

Often-imitated-never-duplicated Radiohead is a tough act to cover, but Ryan Adams did them justice with this acoustic version of “Karma Police.” Watch it below, and you’ll see what we mean.

Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White cover The Velvet Underground’s “Sunday Morning”

Singer-songwriters Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White teamed up for their covers album, Gentlewoman, Ruby Man, which was released earlier this month. On the album, the duo covers everything from Frank Ocean to The Velvet Underground, and we’ve got one from the latter for you below.