Grouplove – Party Hard (Andrew WK cover)

This has to be heard. Whereas Andrew WK’s original was a rifftastic, shouty, macho stomp in your face track, Grouplove (as part of the A.V. Club’s Undercover series) strip away all it’s masculinity and turn it into a twee clap along. Two things have come out.

Despite AWK’s effort to make dumb music (at least during this period now he’s releasing albums of improvised piano playing) he can write a great lyric.

This gentle version is much better.

Bands should play with fake nosebleeds. It works in a weird way.

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Here’s the original if you feel like beating your chest for a couple of minutes: