Local Current Blog

September 12, 2013

Why is Low’s Rihanna cover so believable?

Two months ago Low ended their set at Chicago’s Pitchfork Festival by pulling out a very unexpected cover of Rihanna’s Top 40 ballad “Stay.” The impact of the song was immediate—the crowd quieted down to a murmur and pressed in close, trying to place the melody and steep in its beautiful, aching melancholy. It ended […]

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