Emily Peal – “Bang Bang” (2012)

Emily Peal
“Bang Bang”

What happens when Emily Peal covers Cher? Magic. Dark, dark magic.

Truth be told, this version has more in common with Nancy Sinatra’s stark cover than the original. Emily’s take thrives on the moments that slip through the cracks. There’s a tension to the sparsity that is undeniable. The mind can wander to some pretty dark places in between reverb-drenched arpeggios, places fully realized when Emily and The Band Of Skinny Men go off at the 2:37 mark.

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