Between the Covers:: Teen Daze vs. Japandroids

Continuing our steadfast mission of loving Japandroids more than any other blog (now that Quinn at From Blown Speakers has called it quits), it’s almost impossible not to let you in on the goodness that is Teen Daze covering Japandroids. The Vancouver chill-waver is getting noticed for some solid work - pitchfork review, remixing some big name artists - but for me, the gateway is this “more fun than it has any right to be” take on “Wet Hair.”


The echo filled vocals, pulsing beat and synths still keep the urgency of the original but they way they turn the head bang into a head nod is remarkable. It’s a pleasant bliss, one that almost demands you close your eyes and smile as the electronic waves flow over you. I’m not sure Brian and David could envision their anthem treated this way, but the playfulness of the song certainly triggers the same nostalgia of youth and is one you should be listening to right now.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

MP3:: Teen Daze - Wet Hair (Japandroids cover)


This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 8:06 am and is filed under Canada, Japandroids, Music, between the covers. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

2 Responses to “Between the Covers:: Teen Daze vs. Japandroids”

Alex September 7th, 2010 at 7:10 pm

This is ****ing outstanding.

We can French kiss some French girls September 8th, 2010 at 10:34 pm

[...] can French kiss some French girls September 8, 2010 Thanks to Bryan from Herohill for the heads up on this one: it’s a cover of Japandroids‘ “Wet Hair” by [...]

Leave a Reply