Sleigh Bells Cover Beyoncé
Earlier today, Sleigh Bells stopped by Zane Lowe’s BBC show and aired a couple of acoustic tracks they’d recorded for a Maida Vale session. One was an unplugged version of the single “Comeback Kid,” and the other was their take on their possible future collaborator Beyoncé’s breakup anthem “Irreplaceable.” It’s a completely straight-up cover that never bursts into the staticy noise or the ultra-compressed metal riffage we’ve come to expect from them, and you can hear Alexis Krauss’s teenpop past in the sweetness of her vocal. Stream it below.
I guess “Get Me Bodied” would’ve been too much to hope for.