YACHT

Here is the anti-authoritarian classic “Breaking The Law” in the hands of Jona and Claire of YACHT. If you don’t know YACHT and don’t know what to expect, just imagine Judas Priest but substitute the classic guitar riffs for cowbell and the raw metal for slinky post-disco and a woman singing for Rob Halford. Easy! The cover was taped for a SiriusXMU session, which YACHT played in promotion of their new LP Shangri-La (which is good). Here’s their take on Judas Priest, which is the most danceable Judas Priest has ever been:


The full performance airs on SiriusXMU channel 35 on 6/22 at 9PM EST, as part of the channel’s “SiriusXMU Sessions.”

Never forget the original video:

And, in honor of Judas Priest’s guitaristss, K.K. Downing and Glenn Tipton, how about some Sun Kil Moon.

Comments (5)
  1. I could shit on a keyboard and make a better version. This is a disgrace. I’m not a violent person, but it’s this kinda shit that makes me want to ruin.

  2. Vox are pretty awful. I’m going to miss Halford

  3. because what we all needed was a Studio 54 take on Judas Priest. horrible.

  4. When I first saw this I was excited, then I heard the first two minutes. This is pretty bad, I’m quite disappointed.

  5. They seem insufferably pretentious with the androgynous lookalike-couple shtick – like a less committed version of Genesis P-Orridge / Lady Jaye. This cover is innocuous, but it’s somehow less obnoxious than the original, which I cannot even appreciate ironically (the horrified response of the bank customers/hostages in the video is appropriate).

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