Brad Ruggles

The Art Of Living

Brilliant Cover of Single Ladies

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Over the weekend someone Tweeted about this video and I absolutely had to share it with you. While I’m admittedly not a fan of Beyonce’s music, I will say that this is one of the most creative covers I’ve heard in a long time.

Cover of “Single Ladies” by Pomplamoose

Pomplamoose-085217But you would be wrong if you thought this was just a YouTube one-hit-wonder. As I went through their videos I found amazing covers of songs like Nature Boy, My Favorite Things, Do What You Want (by OK Go), 7 Nation Army (White Stripes) and Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel).

All of the vocals, harmonies and various instrumental and percussion parts were performed and recorded by Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn who make up the band Pomplamoose (Twitter). I love their creative use of household items like pots, wine bottles or corkscrews to make up the various background beats. Their finished recorded sound isn’t bad for what is apparently a simple in-home recording room.

Want some Free Music?

You can find Pomplamoose on iTunes and MySpace. If you visit their MySpace page you’ll find a handful of free MP3s for you to download and share. Here’s a few of the songs I’ve been listening to and enjoying over the weekend:

  • Gatekeeper
  • My Favorite Things
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Nature Boy
  • Mrs Robinson
  • Single Ladies
  • O Come All Ye Faithful

So what do you think? Like their music? What other new music have you discovered lately?…

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