Jacob Collier: Moon River

Made using hundreds upon hundreds of recordings of his own voice and over 100 more features, Jacob Collier’s “Moon River” is an a cappella rendition of the Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer classic. Inflecting his voice to cover the track’s high, low and more symphonic moments, Collier’s version grows and bellows out into a massive, orchestra-like performance. Herbie Hancock, Daniel Caesar, Ty Dolla $ign, Lianne …

Mitski: Let’s Get Married (Bleachers Cover)

As part of Terrible Thrills, Vol. 3—a vinyl-only collection of covers from Bleachers’ 2017 album Gone Now—Mitski recorded a version of “Let’s Get Married.” The song is minimal but layered. It’s stripped away all the big and joyful production from the Bleachers version—which is actually how it sounded originally, according to Jack Antonoff. Since the recording will never be available digitally, it’s appeared online as an mp3, …

Kate Bush: Rocket Man (Elton John Cover)

From her upcoming album of B-sides, remixes, rarities and cover versions, The Other Sides & Rocket Man, Kate Bush’s cover of Elton John’s “Rocket Man” is predictably unpredictable. Recorded back in 1991, Bush just released her self-directed video for the song—which is equally charming. The video sees Bush playing the ukulele in space, and conducting meteors as if they were her own orchestra. Unequivocally Kate …