A.V. Club Most Read

News Newswire Great Job, Internet!
TV Club All Reviews What's On Tonight
Video All Video A.V. Undercover A.V. Cocktail Club Gift Guide
Reviews All Reviews Film TV Music Books
Features All Features Coming Distractions Newswire
Sections Film Tv Music Food Comedy Books Games Aux
Our Company About Us Contact Advertise Privacy Policy Careers RSS
Onion Inc. Sites The Onion The A.V. Club ClickHole Onion Studios

A.V. Undercover

Dude York covers “Brandy” in honor of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
About This Episode

[This post is brought to you by Skittles—buy any specially marked bag for a chance to win tickets to the upcoming film Guardians Of the Galaxy Vol. 2.*]

It’s May, which means summer—and the regular season of A.V. Undercover—is right around the corner. To get people excited, though, we teamed up with Skittles for a special four-episode mini-season of A.V. Undercover related to the first big popcorn movie of the season: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2. Armed with songs featured on the sequel’s Awesome Mixtape soundtrack, we asked some of our favorite bands to (metaphorically) strap on a Star Lord mask and step up to the plate with their covers of tracks like “Come A Little Bit Closer” and “Hooked On A Feeling.”

First up is Dude York, a Seattle band with both a love of comic book films and a penchant for glam rock. In the video above, the group takes on “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl),” a track originally made famous by Looking Glass. Their take should help you get excited for Guardians 2, which is out this Friday, May 5.


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. $9-$12 prize based on package purchase. To enter without purchase, and check out prizing, odds, and additional terms, see official rules at movie.skittles.com.

Filed Under: Film, Music
  • A.V. Undercover
  • 217 Episodes
  • Undercover: We invite 25 bands into our office to perform a cover song from an ever-dwindling list. The later a band comes in, the fewer songs they have to choose from.