awakebutstillinbed also have an acoustic emo cover of The 1975’s “Me” (listen)
Yesterday, Owen released a cover of The 1975's "Me" for Polyvinyl's Stay Home benefit compilation, and he turned it into a hushed, acoustic emo song that pretty much sounds like his own material. As Stereogum points out, it turns out that newer emo band awakebutstillinbed had a cover of that same song recorded in that same fashion siting in their vault for almost three years, and now -- inspired by Owen -- they released it! Singer Shannon Taylor writes:
i wrote this arrangement almost 3 years ago thinking we'd cover it for a comp or something eventually, but then owen dropped a cover and now it just feels weird. i still like this arrangement though, so i recorded this little thing. just some fun during the quar
This one's great too! Listen below.