We called Mumford & Sons’ Sigh No More too much of a good thing in our review of the album. What, then, should we say about their cover of Vampire Weekend’s frantic and jaunty “Cousins”? Other than the fact that I’ve been smiling like a fool throughout the entire quadruple loop I put the mp3 on, there isn’t much to say, except that Mumford & Sons, who have become somewhat like the Vampire Weekend of bluegrass/folk, certainly leave their methodical mark on “Cousins”.
Are you ready for the unapologetic, sheer epicness that awaits you? Listen to and download the cover below: