The Daily 5: a feature in which we provide at least five absolutely guilt-free MP3s every day. Check out today’s goods.
The Flaming Lips – “Smothered in Hugs”
The Flaming Lips covered Guided by Voices‘ “Smothered In Hugs” from the landmark 1994 album Bee Thousand. This cover is also off the Sing For Your Meat compilation. You can download another cover by Cymbals Eat Guitars here.
Man Man – “Life Fantastic”
This one’s been around for a few days; Man Man‘s cheerfully morose single off the forthcoming Life Fantastic album, due out May 10.
Young Galaxy – “Open Your Heart”
Canadian dream pop mainstays, Young Galaxy, covered Madonna‘s 1986 classic “Open Your Heart” from her blockbuster True Blue album. Young Galaxy‘s Shapeshifting LP is out now.
Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun – “Prevail” featuring Raekwon
Legendary beatsmith Pete Rock and Boot Camp Clik rascals Smif N Wessum are releasing a new album called Monumental on June 28th. “Prevail” is our first taste. Features the indelible Raekwon.
Com Truise – “Polyhurt”
“Polyhurt” is off of Com Truise‘s forthcoming single Fairlight, which prefaces the synth wizard’s forthcoming full-length Galactic Melt.
Artwork by Topher Edwards.