Are you a fan of Shinedown’s Brent Smith and Zach Myers’ side-project, SMITH & MYERS? They’re releasing their full-length album “Smith & Myers Volume 2” on October 23. “Volume 1” is out October 9! Check out their cover of Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy”.
You can pre-order “Smith & Myers Volume 1” now. The album has five originals and five cover songs, including Post Malone’s “Better Now”, INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart”, Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse’s “Valerie”, and The Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody”.
You can also pre-order “Volume 2”. Like Vol.1, this has five originals and five cover songs, including OASIS’s “Don’t Look Back In Anger”, Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer”, Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell”, and R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion”.
Check the full track listings for both albums below.
If you’re a collector and waiting for the vinyl – a double LP pressed on 180-gram vinyl will be available at the SMITH & MYERS store as of November 13.
Catch SMITH & MYERS on October 8th on the Relix YouTube channel co-headlining “Come Together”, a virtual music festival in celebration of World Mental Health Day (October 10). All proceeds support mental health resources and programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Smith & Myers Volume 1” track listing:
- Not Mad Enough
- Rockin’ In The Free World
- The Weight of It All
- Better Now
- Never Tear Us Apart
- Coast To Coast
- Since You Were Mine
- Unchained Melody
“Smith & Myers Volume 2” track listing:
- Bad At Love
- Bad Guy
- New School Shiver
- GBL GBD
- Rebel Yell
- Like You Never Left
- Losing My Religion
- One More Time
- Don’t Look Back In Anger
I like it when established bands like Shinedown do cover songs. Cover albums? Doesn’t happen very often. Personally love the idea.
What do you think is the best cover song of all-time?