One of my current musical obsessions is LCD Soundsystem's latest album, Sound of Silver, and recent Song of the Day honoree "All My Friends" continues to be on near-constant rotation. So I was delighted to find this cover of the song by highly satisfying British rockers Franz Ferdinand. Franz's take was produced by DJ Erol Alkan and will be the B-Side to LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" single, which comes out May 21 in the UK.
This cover version isn't astoundingly different from the original, but it's such a great song that I'm glad the band didn't try anything too radical. Plus, Franz Ferdinand saves the real surprises for the end. To listen, read more