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A.V. Undercover: Summer Break

Eef Barzelay & Chris Otepka cover Bryan Adams 

Bought it at the five-and-dime

About This Episode

Eef Barzelay--who sometimes writes and records as Clem Snide, and sometimes plays it solo--is no stranger to A.V. Undercover. His version of Journey's "Faithfully" tugged on your heartstrings back in 2010, and he played a whole bunch of Journey covers as part of the inaugural A.V. Fest last year. This year, we caught Barzelay on tour with Chris Otepka, formerly of Chicago's Troubled Hubble and currently the frontman of The Heligoats. Otepka helped Barzelay tackle the Bryan Adams classic "Summer Of '69" on top of the High Concept Labs building, which is an event space right next door to the A.V. Fest location, with a great view of downtown (and a whole fleet of garbage trucks). Barzelay wrote some filthy extra couplets for the saucy song, but declined to record those for us. Alas.  In the next Summer Break video, Otepka will take the lead, with Barzelay backing him. Two-fer!

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