If you’ve been waiting for New York’s Cymbals Eat Guitars to try out someone else’s material, this might be your opportunity. The band is premiering a cover, its version of the Solvey track “Redlight.” It’s a teaser for her forthcoming LP, which is coming out August 21 on Killer Wail records. The original song is a moody, electronic number, whereas the indie rock group turns it into an acoustic ballad. You can hear both versions below, and decide for yourself who you think wore it best.
First, the Cymbals Eat Guitars take:
Now, hear the original: