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Owen Pallett
“Odessa”
Live in Paris, 2011

Pallett’s arrangement for this Caribou song sacrifices some of the deep bass feeling from the original recording, but is far more exciting and evocative in its discordant string parts and general atmosphere. Also, this is a great showcase for Pallett’s voice, which is a remarkable and underrated aspect of his music.

Wow.

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  1. beautravail reblogged this from marathonpacks
  2. parklakespeakers reblogged this from microphoneheartbeats and added:
    I don’t even love the original song that much but this is amazing! Thanks for posting it as I’d missed it (I’ve heard...
  3. susanelizabeths reblogged this from marathonpacks and added:
    "Odessa" is one of my favorite songs of the last two years, and this is lovely.
  4. ihearthings reblogged this from marathonpacks and added:
    Yep, just gonna go ahead and call it: best cover ever.
  5. microphoneheartbeats reblogged this from marathonpacks and added:
    This is all true, but if we’re picking his live covers/string arrangements, I’d still probably rate ‘Fantasy’ and ‘This...
  6. marathonpacks reblogged this from perpetua and added:
    Wow.
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    Really like the original, but this one is quite splendid itself. Love me some Final Fantasy.
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