Listen: Real Estate, Peter Bjorn & John, and Others Cover The Strokes
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of “Is This It,” several artists compiled covers of the landmark LP.
Stereogum has put together a compilation tribute to The Strokes’ “Is This It” featuring several indie artists. Below, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite covers off the straightforwardly titled “Stroked” LP.
Real Estate coat longtime Strokes standout “Someday” with their mellow, suburban vibe. Owen Pallet reworks “Hard To Explain” into a masterful string and piano arrangement. And Peter Bjorn & John offer a more driven, distorted version of title track “Is This It.”
Listen to those below and hear the rest of “Stroked” over at Stereogum.
Real Estate “Barely Legal”
Owen Pallet “Hard To Explain”
Peter Bjorn & John “Is This It”