Aaron Axelsen really knows how to pick ’em. The part-time Popscene curator nailed it when he booked CHVRCHES back in May (even before their Not So Silent Night run), and then again last December when Wild Cub played Rickshaw Stop.
So think of the excitement upon receiving a Soundcloud link from Mom + Pop Records (who recently signed Nashville group Wild Cub alongside FIDLAR, Jagwar Ma, Wavves, and Metric) of this toned down, softer cover of the bright, spiraling original CHVRCHES song, “The Mother We Share.”
Wild Cub’s version chases the sweeter elements implied in the lyrics, bringing a bit more warmth to the forefront—all while delivering through their trademark 80s-entwined folk filter.
Check it out below.