the video’s a little too cute…

…in places, but the performance is great. “My Generation,” by The Zimmers.

Turning smug youthful certainty on its head.

yes, i like unusual cover versions

The Young at Heart Chorus provide a moving rendition of Coldplay’s ode to codependency: “Fix You.”

posts of substance to resume at some point…

…until then, here’s Ted Leo doing a mashup of “Since U Been Gone,” by Kelly Clarkson, and “Maps,” by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

I must have listened to Leo’s version about a bajillion times last summer as I drove seemingly endless miles across midwestern and east coast highways. The combination of the two songs makes for a perfectly ambivalent post-divorce anthem: I’m glad it’s over. Please don’t go.

more summer fluff

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs immerse themselves in fan-generated imitation.