weekends for singles

Weekends Are For Singles is a regular feature here, every Friday (sometimes Saturday if I’m late)–nothing but singles, usually new ones. Today, I’ve been saving up some of the fantastic ones I’ve gotten lately–the really, really good ones. Everything I post on my blog has my seal of approval, but these go above and beyond.

Let’s start with Cigarettes After Sex’s 2015 single, Affection. It’s a great original song, which they posted on Soundcloud with a cover of REO Speedwagon’s “Keep On Loving You.” An example of a cover that’s better than the original…

Now, let’s move on to new Hayes Carll! I love this guy.

Carll also has a ton of stuff in the Archive.  I can’t resist posting a few direct links to some mpfrees of Tom Waits covers:
I Don’t Wanna Grow Up
Bad Liver and a Broken Heart
Santigold’s new album is cool. Here’s the single.

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