Random Cover of the Week – Josh Ritter Covers Modest Mouse

Josh Ritter
Regular readers know well my appreciation of Josh Ritter. He’s a great songwriter, but sometimes his covers can be even better. This segment has already featured him covering Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, and Gene Austin. This week he takes on Modest Mouse with a relatively faithful cover of “Blame it on the Tetons”. Faithful it may be, but Ritter is a better singer than Isaac Brock, so there’s an instant upgrade. Check it out, along with the original:

Josh Ritter

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Modest Mouse

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