Yo La Tengo Releases Cover of The Cure’s ‘Friday I’m In Love’ And It’s Beautifully Stripped Down (Video)

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Indie rock band Yo La Tengo has released a new single from their upcoming album Stuff Like That There, and it’s their cover of The Cure’s 1992 hit ‘Friday I’m In Love’, one of my favorite all-time tracks.

And, frankly, it’s wonderful, as Yo La Tengo has given the song a more stripped back and less dramatic feel to it, relying as it does on the guitar so much.

As for Stuff Like That There, it’s a follow up to the band’s 2013 album Fakebook, which was an album of mainly cover songs just like this new one is. It releases on August 28th.

Now watch Yo La Tengo’s version of ‘Friday I’m In Love‘ in the official video below. It’s damned silly, but so much fun.


About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered K-drama, K-pop, J-pop and music news for over a decade.