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“Superstar” by the Carpenters, covered by Sonic Youth
Veteran rockers Sonic Youth are known for taking music and turning it on its ear. Their rebellious songs like “Cool Thing” and “Bull in the Heather” have scored them legions of fans over the years.
But it was their dreamy and ethereal interpretation of 1970s pop duo the Carpenters’ chart-topper that showed naysayers there was some real heart behind all the indie cool.
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