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Matt Berninger Covers Mercury Rev’s “Holes” and The National Cover INXS

“Holes” Cover Benefits Planned Parenthood; Cover of INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” Benefits Australian Bushfire Relief

Feb 28, 2020

Matt Berninger of The National has shared a cover of Mercury Rev’s classic “Holes,” from their 1998 album Deserter’s Songs. It’s part of the 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood series and was shared via a video for the cover. The National, meanwhile, have covered INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” for the new Australian bushfire relief compilation, Songs for Australia. More

Feb 26, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett is releasing a new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, on May 18 via Mom + Pop/Marathon Artists/Milk! Records. Previously she shared its first single, “Nameless, Faceless,” via a video for the song. (It was our #1 Song of the Week.) Now she has covered a song by her fellow countrymen INXS, “Never Tear Us Apart” from their 1987 album Kick. Her cover appears in a new one-minute long Australian iPhone X ad entitled “First Dance” that celebrates marriage equality, as same-sex marriage was legalized in the country late last year. More

Feb 19, 2014

Bruce Springsteen is currently down under, on tour in Australia in support of recently released album High Hopes. More