Photo by Felix Walworth
Kate Bush is all the rage right now thanks to Stranger Things. Instead of covering that song, Deer Scout has decided to expand our knowledge of the art pop legend by covering "Suspended in Gaffa." Confession time: I'm not all that familiar with the work of Kate Bush, and I most likely know Deer Scout more at this point. Deer Scout's version is much less odd and more straightforward, dropping the artsy New Wave/theatrical sound of the original for a more stripped down alt-folk version. Deer Scout's could possibly be considered quirky or bizarro folk if this wasn't a Kate Bush cover. This is a great way to get to know both artists a little better.
Deer Scout says of the original version of "Suspended in Gaffa":