OMD Cover the xx

When Brandon wrote about OMD’s first new album in 14 years, he said the rise of bands like The xx made this a good time for their comeback. Here’s something to cement the connection. OMD’s cover of The xx’s “VCR” is labeled “Rough Mix,” so perhaps another version is on the way. As is, it’s a tender take that keeps the charming music box melody of the original. Listen:

(Via The Quietus)

Comments (6)
  1. HORRIBLE!!!! nothing on the Xx

  2. BRILLIANT!!! everything on the Xx

  3. MEH!!!! Some things on the xx

  4. I do believe you three have summarized every comments thread on Stereogum.

  5. this is a terrible cover!

  6. wordcore ftw

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