I actually meant to post this a couple of weeks ago, when we seemed to be having an ‘Edinburgh bands cover one another’s songs’ love-in here on Song, by Toad, but I somehow managed to get distracted (I know, I was amazed too).
This is Enfant Bastard’s chip tune version of Withered Hand’s rather brilliant For the Maudlin, and I honestly don’t know if I’d have recognised it if not for the title. Once you realise what it is then it becomes massively obvious of course, but out of musical context it’s amazing how easy it is to miss even melodies you should know inside out.
Anyhow, this is from Enfant Bastard’s new record (on teeny-tiny CD) Master Dude which you can preview in its entirety and buy from here. And the original version of the song can be heard below: