Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox have a knack for completely reinventing modern
pop songs with an old fashion twist. "My goal with Postmodern Jukebox is to get my
to think of songs not as rigid, ephemeral objects, but like malleable globs of silly
Songs can be twisted, shaped, and altered without losing their identities–just as we grow,
age, and expire without losing ours–and it is through this exploration that the gap
'high' and 'low' art can be bridged most readily," Bradlee explains. The group has
millions of views for their takes on such songs as Lorde's "Royals," Miley Cyrus's "We
Can't Stop" and One Direction's "Story Of My Life."
Bradlee's latest cover features Guns N' Roses's "Sweet Child O' Mine" performed in
traditional jazz style. Scott & Postmodern Jukebox are joined by singer Miche Braden whose
powerful pipes, combined with clarinet and horns imitating Slash's memorable riff and solo,
make this cover a winner. One thing we can guarantee, you've never heard "Sweet Child O'
Mine" quite like this:
[Published on: 2/13/14]