Postmodern Jukebox should require no introduction. We’ve featured their work many times, and their covers—a vintage soul version of “Creep,” an R&B rendition of the DuckTales theme song—are always a delight. Their latest is no different: Scott Bradlee and his band take Cyndi Lauper's classic “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and make it a slow, sultry waltz.
The cover may sound familiar to gaming fans—it was featured on the soundtrack for Bioshock Infinite. Robyn Adele Anderson supplies the excellent vocal and the band nails it as usual. Enjoy.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.