Check Out: Florence + the Machine cover Talking Heads

Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014 or LAUNCH PMA RADIO. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Florence + the Machine are headlining the Isle of Wight’s famous Bestival this year, and they celebrated the announcement by recording a cover of the Talking Heads classic “Wild Wild Life.” A few months ago we would’ve thought it was a weird choice for Florence, but that was before her Drake and Otis Redding covers – basically, girl’s gonna cover what she wants! We’re digging her band’s stripped-down instrumentation and the adorable video in which they all appear in animal costumes, but if you’re at all used to David Byrne’s crazy vocal idiosyncrasies in the original, Florence’s impossibly gorgeous voice will take some getting used to. Check it out.

Florence + The Machine: “Wild Wild Life” (Talking Heads cover)

Previously, we heard Dev Hynes (aka Lightspeed Champion!) remix / reconstruct “Never Let Me Go.”

What did you think?
 14  8  3  3
hudson mohawke

“Sounds like a victory lap slow-motion around a skating rink.”

giorgio deja vu

Disco legend and Daft Punk collaborator/muse Giorgio Moroder has a new album coming out soon,…


A sequel to the Limbo, Panto highlight.

justin vernon

Bon Iver brain Justin Vernon has shared a gorgeous new video of him covering the…

welcome to los santos

Another day, another track from Alchemist and Oh No’s star-studded album-within-a-game, Welcome To Los Santos, found exclusively on Grand…

major lazer peace is the mission-min

Featuring 2 Chainz, Pusha T, Travi$ Scott and Mad Cobra.


The week’s new singles, reviewed.

Rihanna American Oxygen

Before today, Rihanna’s latest video — a rather heavy-handed and ultimately empty political statement — was…

Crystal Castles Frail-min

Looks like Crystal Castles will have life after Alice Glass. They’ve returned with a new…