Watch The Swell Season Cover Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Two-Headed Boy”


I’ve followed the Onion A.V. Club’s “Undercover” series — they picked 25 songs, and have invited 25 bands to cover them one at a time, so the first band has 25 songs to choose from, and the last has no choice at all — just to see which tune will suffer the indignity of being the last one remaining. Your contestants are R.E.M.’s “Driver 8,” Superchunk’s “Detroit Has a Skyline,” and Billy Squier’s “Everybody Wants You,” now that the Swell Season has tackled Neutral Milk Hotel as per below; would’ve picked this one to go way higher. Can’t blame the guy for needing a lyric sheet: