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Here’s my second collection of covers for 2012—the ones I ran into in the year’s second half (whether they’re new or elderly). The playlist is called Won’t Made Will.

  1. Divine Fits “I Was Born in a Laundromat” (Camper Van Beethoven)
  2. Father John Misty “Do You Realize??” (The Flaming Lips)
  3. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart “Jeremy” (The Magnetic Fields)
  4. Brian Ray “The Tears of a Clown” (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
  5. The Holmes Brothers “I Want You to Want Me” (Cheap Trick)
  6. Kelly Hogan “Constructive Summer” (The Hold Steady)
  7. Juniper Tar “Via Chicago” (Wilco)
  8. Jonathan King “A Free Man in Paris” (Joni Mitchell)
  9. Shawn Lee “No Surprises” (Radiohead)
  10. All Tiny Creatures “Sleepless” (King Crimson)
  11. Blue Epic “A Man Needs a Maid” (Neil Young)
  12. Unicycle Loves You “Dropout Boogie” (Captain Beefheart)
  13. Rebecca Gates and the Consortium “Four Sticks” (Led Zeppelin)
  14. Jim O’Rourke “Pictures of Adolf Again” (Bill Fay)
  15. Adrian Belew “Me and My Arrow” (Nilsson)
  16. Rhett Miller “I Believe She’s Lying” (Jon Brion)
  17. Mock Suns “Cabinessence” (Beach Boys)
  18. Field Music “Don’t Pass Me By” (Beatles)
  19. Elliott Smith “Figure 8” (from Schoolhouse Rock)
  20. Great Lake Swimmers “Before They Make Me Run” (Rolling Stones)
  21. Arrica Rose “Tragedy” (Bee Gees)
  22. Field Mouse “Falling (Theme from Twin Peaks)” (Julee Cruise/David Lynch/Angelo Badalamenti)
  23. J. Robbins “Fear Is a Man’s Best Friend” (John Cale)
  24. madmixmustang “From the Heart of Glass” (Blondie/Philip Glass mashup)
  25. Sia “Paranoid Android” (Radiohead)

Fun hint: Pretend she’s singing “Trash Day” instead of “Tragedy.”

 

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