Australian radio behemoth Triple J's segment Like A Version gives artists the chance to cover their favourite songs. For the latest edition, Halsey and Yungblud have stripped back ‘I Will Follow You Into The Dark’ to its bare essentials. With the help of nothing more than a small string section and a keyboard, the two artists have found the song’s emotional core and nailed themselves there.
The cover is also a fantastic reminder of the respective vocal chops of both artists. It’s easy to forget, given the layers of production her music is covered in, that Halsey possesses an extraordinary, classically trained voice, one with the nuance and sheer emotional heft to carry Death Cab’s melodies.Read More