60 Songs, 3 Hours 40 Minutes

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There is an argument that a cover version should offer a radical reinterpretation of a song in order to be successful and if that is your view then this set is not for you. Instead, ex-Bangle Susanna Hoffs and alt-rocker Matthew Sweet offer up lovingly rendered takes on 60 songs drawn from the 60s, 70s and 80s that are comfortingly familiar and well suited to their respective voices. Think of it more like going out to a bar and seeing the best cover band in the world playing - you'd clap and cheer and sing along at the top of your voice rather than chastise them for refusing to take chances with the source material. The pair originally released the songs in three separate sets and later expanded versions which added a few more songs (or almost double the amount in the case of the 70s selection!) At the time of writing you can get this set which collects every single song for the princely sum of £9.99 - that's less than 17p a song. Buy it, you won't regret it.

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