The band, who’re at present within the midst of a tour of their house nation in help of third album ‘Angel in Realtime’, keep comparatively devoted to the 1999 authentic, paring it again considerably for an acoustic rendition, with frontman Dave Le’aupepe accompanied by strings and piano.
Watch Gang of Youths cowl ‘Why Does It At all times Rain on Me?’ by Travis beneath:
In a post-performance interview, Le’aupepe and Tom Hobden defined their causes for selecting the duvet. “It’s only a actually timeless, stunning tune that, we have been capable of type of do it shortly and effectively and fantastically, in a method that we thought was the fitting customary,” Le’aupepe stated.
He added: “Additionally, they’re a band that’s about as uncool as us, and I believed that was actually candy to do it. We knew that we’d irritate bespectacled music nerds in all places, in order that’s type of a part of it as properly.”
Le’aupepe additionally carried out ‘Angel in Realtime’ lower ‘Brothers’ solo on piano. Watch that beneath:
Different notable appearances on triple j’s Like a Model phase in current weeks have included Glass Animals, who covered ‘Say My Name’ by Destiny’s Child, and Wet Leg, who carried out a rendition of ‘Smoko’ by The Chats.
‘Angel in Realtime’ arrived in February of this 12 months. In a four-star review, NME referred to as the album “a triumphant exploration of affection and dwell” that resulted in “a few of their most interesting work to date”.
The band will tour all through Australia this month earlier than heading to the US to finish a North American run, earlier than a slew of European headline dates in October and November. See all tour dates here.