Crowes Pasture takes a famous Bob Marley song and makes it theirs

It’s not too often that Rock the Pigeon posts cover song content but Crowes Pasture really hit the nail on the head with this one by making it unique and truly theirs. Their cover of “Is This Love” by Bob Marley has the same romantic lyrical content but has a more melancholy feel to it. The minor chords are really heard in this version. This … Continue reading Crowes Pasture takes a famous Bob Marley song and makes it theirs

T.S.O.L. drop political parody of Louis Armstrong hit

  True Sounds of Liberty, better know as T.S.O.L., have been active in the punk scene since 1978 and have never shied away from being political. They have now taken Louis Armstrong’s classic song “What A Wonderful World” and covered it, with a spin. It’s a parody version, that showcases some of the political horrors that are happening in the world right now. It’s an … Continue reading T.S.O.L. drop political parody of Louis Armstrong hit

Secret Emchy Society gives off the classic campfire sing-a-long vibe with new record

Secret Emchy Society has been putting out music that is true to her soul for a long time now. Classified as queer country, Secret Emchy Society’s music is really music for anyone that loves a truly authentic sound. Her newest record is titled “Mark’s Yard: The Campfire Covers” and was actually recorded during a campfire (we’re guessing at someone named Mark’s place). They had to … Continue reading Secret Emchy Society gives off the classic campfire sing-a-long vibe with new record

Cyrene Creates Chilling Folky Version of a Popular MGMT Song

Cyrene is a mysterious folk artist who released a four track EP containing acoustic covers of classic hits by other artists. The artist re-imagines the MGMT song “Time To Pretend” with a very folky spin in both the vocal delivery and acoustic guitar riff. The track even features gorgeous vocal harmonies that add to the emotion of the lyrics that get very deep. The string … Continue reading Cyrene Creates Chilling Folky Version of a Popular MGMT Song

This New Version of “Drag Queens in Limousines” is a Quirky Folk Hit

Divan & the House of Quoi caught our attention just from the title of their new song “Drag Queens in Limousines.” This folky song, sounding a bit like Father John Misty or even Lou Reed, serves as an excellent teaser to the upcoming Divan & the House of Quoi LP  titled “The Gay Tapes” which is due to come out sometime next month. “Drag Queens … Continue reading This New Version of “Drag Queens in Limousines” is a Quirky Folk Hit

Kara Connolly Celebrates the Sweet 16 of The All-American Rejects Emo Hit “Swing, Swing” with a Pop Ballad Version

The legendary song came out 16 years ago and to celebrate the existence of one of the most incredible songs ever, Kara Connolly has released a new version. Continue reading Kara Connolly Celebrates the Sweet 16 of The All-American Rejects Emo Hit “Swing, Swing” with a Pop Ballad Version

RTP Picks: Top 6 Entries to Ryan Cassata’s Cover Song Contest

 Ryan Cassata asked his followers to cover his song “Daughter” for a contest he is running himself. Contestants had a month to submit their songs to a contest that had essentially no rules. Contestants were able to change up the lyrics to best suit them and even change the style and melody of the song. Lots of people got very creative and original! The prizes … Continue reading RTP Picks: Top 6 Entries to Ryan Cassata’s Cover Song Contest

Craig Cardiff Stuns Listeners w Dylan Cover, Full EP of Bob’s Songs Coming Thursday!

Canadian folk singer, Craig Cardiff is back with another new recording. This time he has done a more mellow version of “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” by great American singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan. Craig Cardiff has covered many songs throughout his career and always makes each song his own. He changes the songs slightly from the original and he totally owns each and every one … Continue reading Craig Cardiff Stuns Listeners w Dylan Cover, Full EP of Bob’s Songs Coming Thursday!

LOCALS Release Anthemic Apology Song “Think Before I Talk” (Cover of Astrid S)

Let’s bring it back to good vibes of the 1980’s! Swedish band LOCALS has got us hooked on their new retro style song “Think Before I Talk.” The song was originally done by Astrid S (in 2017). This killer cover by LOCALS came out a couple weeks ago and has already been streamed on Spotify 10,000 times. The lyrics of the song are an honest … Continue reading LOCALS Release Anthemic Apology Song “Think Before I Talk” (Cover of Astrid S)

Anna Kova does Jazzy Cover of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G

Are you into Biggie Smalls? Are you into soulful vocals? You are going to love Anna Kova’s hypnotizing live performance of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G.. Kova changes up the vibe of the song enough to make it the perfect sound for a performance at a fancy lounge. The French singer’s cover of the song is loaded with jazzy trumpets and vocal riffs. The rap is … Continue reading Anna Kova does Jazzy Cover of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G