Tag Archives: handsome furs

one-take cover #1: ‘i’m confused’

As my Last.fm overall album listening stats will confirm, I’ve been pretty obsessed with Handsome Furs over the last couple of years. About this time last year, I recorded a cover of a song from their first album. But it’s really their second, Face Control, that has held a steadfast grip on me during this […]

my 2011 top three…

Films: 3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2. Drive 1. Senna Gigs: 3. Handsome Furs – The Lexington – 16 May 2. Handsome Furs – Whelan’s – 15 September 1. Tune-Yards – Whelan’s – 17 June Albums: 3. Cults – Cults 2. EMA – Past Life Martyed Saints 1. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake Tracks: Honourable mention: ‘Hasa Diga Eebowai’ 3. […]

two covers

On Saturday I threw together covers of two of my favouritest songs. You can download both via this link, or have a listen right here: ‘what we had’ (originally by Handsome Furs, from their first album Plague Park) ‘policy of truth’ (by Depeche Mode, from Violator)