of Montreal Cover R.E.M.

Well, technically, of Montreal covered R.E.M.’s cover of the Clique’s “Superman.” The Texas group, led by songwriter Gary Zekley, recorded it first in 1969 (a very of Montreal year) and then R.E.M. popularized via Life’s Rich Pageant in 1986. Regardless, on Halloween in the City Of Brotherly Love, the people in of Montreal not named Kevin Barnes dressed up like the Man Of Steel — Barnes remained in his indie-rock diaper — and gave us a new spin on the track.

For old time’s sake, here’s R.E.M making Gary Zekley rich: