I have the (bad) habit to pass my nights on You Tube.
Usually, I observe how my favourite cooks work, but when I am already tired, having cooked or written all day long, I often listen to music.
Being too old to love new musical genres and having already been bored with the songs that I already know well, I have found an alternative. Covers.
Covers made by known and unknown artists, unexpected collaborations, acoustic or instrumental versions of beloved songs, spontaneous duos etc.
Steven Patrick Morrissey is, in my opinion, one of the best singers ever heard. I follow him since I was a child, Hatful of Hollow by the Smiths was one of my first records.
And what happens when a great singer like Morrissey dares to cover a well known song so linked with its original performer, as “Back on the chain gang” with Chrissie Hynde is?
Let’s find out