Cover songs are like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. We here at Dying Scene love hearing punk bands do their own take on other band’s songs. Sometimes they pull off amazing interpretations of old classics, sometimes they’re not much more than humble tributes to a fellow artist, and other times they’re just downright laughable renditions of otherwise great songs. Good or bad. Intriguing or mundane. We’ll let you be the judge.
Today’s cover comes from Samiam and their cover of the Pixies tune “Here Comes Your Man”. The original version of the song first appeared on the Pixies’ 1989 album Doolittle, and Samiam’s version was recorded for the 1999 tribute album Where Is My Mind?: A Tribute to the Pixies.
You can listen to both versions of the song below.