Jay Som – “Strawberry Fields Forever” (The Beatles Cover)
Jay Som is a Band To Watch and the maker of Everybody Works, one of this year’s most impressive albums so far. Melina Duterte also gave us the excellent one-off “Turn The Other Cheek” this spring. And now she has applied her bedroom-pop expertise to a decades-old classic, the Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever.” On SoundCloud, she writes, “I was commissioned to make this and they didn’t use it LOL well enjoy!!!” Duterte’s patron seems to lack discernment because this is an excellent cover. Listen below.