The exhaustingly prolific Michael Carpenter, an Australian power-popper who apparently needs no sleep at all (just look at his discography), has released yet another album. This time it’s a collection of cover versions of some of his favourite songs. And in keeping with Michael’s I-never-stop ethic, this is his fifth album of covers. It’s called S.O.O.P #5 – Songs Of Other People, and you can hear it over at Bandcamp. For this particular album of covers, Michael brought a different guest musician on board for each song.
When I listened to the songs Michael had chosen for his fifth album of covers (Michael, have you ever heard of the term “I think I’ll have a day off”?), this one took my fancy:
Here’s the original: