Nick Mulvey – Moments of Surrender
In the past couple of weeks the penguin has been compiling a list of cool cover versions to post (its coming soon, I’m busy OK?!). And now a new one has dropped into his lap.
Nick Mulvey has covered U2’s – frankly awful – Moments of Surrender from 2009’s No Line On The Horizon. Mulvey has given it a gorgeous and delicate folk twist that sounds warm and genuine.
I didn’t know the original (as the penguin does NOT like U2 in any way, shape or form) and it’s amazing that Mulvey has managed to get passed Bono’s ‘one too many sherries to hit a high note’ warbling and bring together something really rather beautiful. Great work.