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- Posted on May 14th 2012 12:00PM by Theo Spielberg
But the guy pulls it off. With an able backing band behind him, Brothers delivers a fuzzed-out and guitarified cover while keeping the original's lovelorn, plaintive heart.
"I was a huge fan of INXS when I was a kid, and their concert was one of the first shows I ever saw," Brothers tells Spinner. "I was blown away by Michael Hutchence's command of the stage. I wanted to take this epic love song out of its polished '80s shell and reinvent it as a rough, dirty rock 'n' roll tune. The passion was already there in the lyrics. If the original was a soundtrack for kissing, then I guess this one is for making out."
Take a look at the in-studio cover of "Never Tear Us Apart" below.