As someone who finds perfect music in a single human with a message and a wooden, acoustic guitar, I lament the addition of instruments, musicians and electricity.
I therefore find myself at the opposite end of the musical spectrum from Metal (Heavy or otherwise). If you’re a fan of that type of music, you are wrong. Harsh, but true.
However, I’ve got the perfect cover album to bridge the musical gap between us. It’s called What’s Next to the Moon? by Mark Kozelek. Kozelek was the lead singer of the grammatically ambiguous Red House Painters - who I also have a soft spot for.
The album is a series of reimaginings (sorry) of early AC-DC songs with a folky feel. I love it. I’m afraid I don’t even know the originals, so I’d love to know how any AC-DC fans feel about them. Horrified I would imagine.
Here’s a selection…