Song of the day: Zoot – "I’m Only Sleeping"

Australian band Zoot were responsible for one of my all-time favourite Beatles cover versions, a heavy-metal riffarama version of “Eleanor Rigby”. Today’s song is another radical reworking of a Beatles track. (Apparently, Zoot also pestered “Hello Goodbye” and played it live but it was never recorded.)

Here are Zoot with their effort at revamping “I’m Only Sleeping”, recorded live in the studio for Australian TV music program GTK – I don’t think it’s all that great, but I think it’s worth hearing:

Zoot – “I’m Only Sleeping (1969)

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And in case you need reminding, or if you’ve never… no, I don’t think that’s even possible. Anyway, here’s the original:

The Beatles – “I’m Only Sleeping (1966)

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