You need to see these 9 videos of R&L artists covering R&L artists
One thing that can always surprise you at festivals is just how bad your personal hygiene can get, but aside from that – it’s when artists on the line up join each other for a rendition of their song. We don’t know what will happen until the weekend, but to get us in the mood we’ve scoured the Internet to find Reading Fest artists, covering Reading Fest artists. It’s like cover inception and we’re 100% here for it.
Billie Eilish sings The 1975’s ‘Sex’
She even sounds good when she sings that she doesn’t know the words. Teach us your ways please, Billie.
PVRIS cover Foo Fighters’ ‘Everlong’
This mellowed down version of ‘Everlong’ really hit us in the feels.
The Hunna give The 1975 a try
See what we did there? The Hunna popped into the Spotify Session to lay down this cover of The 1975’s ‘Give Yourself A Try’ taken from their new album ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’. Ryan’s vocals at the end really take this to the next level.
Blossoms give ‘Better Now’ an 80s twist
Blossoms stepped into BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to give Post Malone’s ‘Better Now’ a retro-tinge, this is how you make a song your own ladies and gentleman.
Dave Grohl nails a rendition of ‘Idontwannabeyouanymore’ with his daughter
When two worlds collide you get Dave Grohl covering Billie Eilish. Ok, technically we know he’s not singing – but Violet Grohl smashes it.
CHVRCHES bless us a with a beautiful version of ‘Somebody Else’
Fun fact, if you speed up The 1975’s version on vinyl – it sounds exactly like CHVRCHES. Hey presto, is that how this cover was born? Anyone who sings the guitar hero in this song is our friend.
Twenty One Pilots go big with this ‘Congratulations’ cover
When a Reading 2019 headliner covers another headliner, that IS inception, right? This sounds HUGE.
Against The Current get some chocolate in your life
Imagine if all The 1975 songs were sung in an American accent…
YUNGBLUD delivers a killer mash up, weaving in ‘Lucid Dreams’
There should be a law in place to make mash ups this good illegal. We can’t wait to ‘ave it to his set at this year’s Reading Fest.
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