Tokyo Police Club had just two songs to choose from for Undercover--they thought they had three, but Cymbals Eat Guitars grabbed "Detroit Has A Skyline" just hours before TPC chose Billy Squier's "Everybody Wants You," the leadoff track from Squier's amazingly titled 1982 album Emotions In Motion. (If you're keeping score, that means the final track chosen was "Driver 8" by R.E.M., which is up next week.) These young men--who weren't born when Squier's song hit the charts--rocked the song plenty, riffing a little harder than they generally do in their own songs. But don't take our word for it: Check out TPC's latest album, Champ.
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Chrissy And Hawley cover Erasure's "A Little Respect"
GWAR salutes AC/DC with some very special Election Day guests
Touché Amoré covers Pearl Jam's "Corduroy"
Deerhoof covers Adam Ant's "Goody Two Shoes"
Luna covers Motörhead's "Killed By Death"
The Wombats cover Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris"
PWR BTTM covers Counting Crows' "Mr. Jones"
Trashcan Sinatras play “Weightlifting"
Trashcan Sinatras cover Wye Oak's "Holy Holy"
Brass Bed covers Van Halen's "Why Can't This Be Love"
Bully covers Sum 41's "Fat Lip"