Bird and the Bee cover Hall & Oates' 'Sara Smile': An EW exclusive stream

bird-and-the-beeImage Credit: Brigitte Sire When multi-instrumentalist and producer Greg Kurstin (he’s worked with everyone from Britney and Kylie to Lily Allen and Little Boots) and singer-songwriter Inara George, a.k.a. indie-pop duo The Bird and the Bee, take on a covers album, they aim high. Like, Hall & Oates high.

The third full-length from the duo (dog in pic not included) will be the faux-loftily titled Interpreting the Masters, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall & John Oates, featuring their take on H&O classics like “Maneater,” “Rich Girl,” “Private Eyes” and the exclusive-to-EW ballad “Sarah Smile.” Stream it below, two weeks before the official March 23 release date:

Did they master the Masters? Tell us in the comments section, below.

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Comments (3 total) Add your comment
  • Breaker

    I’m digging it. Can’t wait to hear the rest of the songs.

  • old lady

    I like it too. Nostalgic without being, like, nostalgic.

  • That Guy

    Eh – if you’re going to remake a song, you should bring something new to it. The vocal too closely apes the original and the arrangement subtracts without adding.

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