The art of reimagining classics can often lead to a mixed bag of results. However, in certain scenarios they manage to capture the essence of the original, while offering a fresh perspectives. That's the case of Brass Against's latest creation, a cover of Alice in Chains' "Would?".
The weight of paying homage to Alice in Chains's distinctive sound and haunting lyrics is not lost on Brass Against, a brass rock collective that has been making waves with their bold and genre-bending renditions.
In this rendition, the familiar vocal lines of Layne Staley are interpreted by guest vocalist Samuel Hope, who's unique timbre brings a new layer of grit to the lyrics that effectively maintains the emotional resonance of the original.
Obviously, what sets this cover apart is the brass section. The horns introduce a dynamic and robust element, giving the track an almost anthemic quality. Their brassy presence bridges the gap between grunge and brass rock in a way that is both inventive and captivating. Check it out above.