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- Posted on Jul 24th 2008 10:00AM by Christina Lang
The Song: 'Gravity Rides Everything'
The Contestants: Modest Mouse vs. Lenka
In This Corner -- Modest Mouse: This long-running trio from Washington state released this tune on their major-label debut, 'The Moon and Antarctica.' Adored by hipster bloggers, 'Gravity' was catapulted into the mainstream by its featured spot in Nissan's 'Moms Have Changed' minivan campaign.
Modest Mouse, 'Gravity Rides Everything'
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In This Corner -- Lenka: Within moments, you can tell there's a distinct difference in the two versions. However, unlike other acoustic covers, the Aussie singer and her breathy voice retain the spacey feel (with a folk twist, of course) of the original but without all the electronics.
Lenka, 'Gravity Rides Everything'