To say it’s been a huge year for Tones and I would be the understatement of the century. Having become the first Aussie to top the ARIA singles chart in a year with ‘Dance Monkey’, the success just kept on coming for Tones, hitting #1 in 16 countries around the world, racking up 500 million streams, being nominated for seven ARIA awards and scoring four wins, and casually breaking loop pedal monolith Ed Sheeran’s record for most weeks spent atop the ARIA charts with ‘Dance Monkey’.
Now, the busker turned international phenomenon has made her triple j Like A Version debut.
The musician has covered Youth Group’s iconic cover of Alphaville’s 1984 track ‘Forever Young’. The cover absolutely slaps, really gorgeous, soulful stuff. Check it out below.
Watch: Tones And I cover Youth Group ‘Forever Young’ for Like A Version
Tones cracked off a rendition of her The Kids Are Coming track ‘Never Seen The Rain’. Which you can watch below.
Watch: Tones And I – ‘Never Seen The Rain’ live for Like A Version
This year has truly witnessed a Like A Version renaissance for songs popularised by hit tv series The OC. Earlier this year, Melbourne wunderkind Japanese Wallpaper delivered an absolutely luscious version of the series generation-defining theme song, Phantom Planet’s ‘California’.