The cover song has been lauded and reviled throughout music history. To paraphrase a bit here; you either surpass the 'authentic' original or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.
Before they were Grammy nominated. Before they were live from London, Telluride, Saturday Night Live, or all points in between, they were Live @ Swallow Hill.
Tune in this Saturday at 7pm for another Live @ Swallow Hill broadcast on KUNC. This edition features Denver's The Lumineers, recorded at Swallow Hill on Dec. 9th, 2011.
The Lumineers' self-titled debut is an illuminating collection of ragged folk-rock.