I’ve yet to hear HEM do a cover I didn’t like. Here, the Brooklyn based countrypolitan outfit take on Costello’s “(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes.” (culled from the 2003 tribute compilation Almost You :: The Songs of Elvis Costello)

MP3: Hem :: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes

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7 Responses to “Hem :: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes”

  1. It’s also available on HEM’s I’m Talking With My Mouth EP too , which also includes a lovely cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Valentine’s Day.

  2. Such a brilliant take

  3. […] has been making headlines a bit more throughout the music blogging community. On Aquarium Drunkard, this post was made about their epic song “(Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes,” a song that offers a […]

  4. Great cover – I like the way the mandolin plays the backing vox line in verse 2.

    Why the This Year’s Model photo, though?

  5. its just a cool pic

  6. Jesus, this is beautiful. Where’s a good place to start with regards to their catalog?

  7. @ Kaley – yeah, pick up ‘Rabbit Songs’; it’s amazing

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