Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Bon Iver, King of Cover Songs

It wasn't until I heard Justin Vernon's cover of "I Can't Make You Love Me" that I became a Bon Iver fan:

There's something about a really well done cover song that makes me smile, and no group out there now has put the energy and care into others' songs like Bon Iver. Here's a top-ten list, compiled by Stereogum. The breadth is pretty astonishing.