Sia Covers Bleachers’ “Like a River Runs”June 2, 2015
It’s slightly depressing to be honest.
Sia turned Bleachers’ “Like a River Runs” jam from uptempo to downright depressing.
The group enlisted the help of the “1000 Forms of Fear” singer to repurpose their fun ditty to something far darker. Her rendition lands on their new LP, trading out guitar riffs for stripped production backed by Sia’s haunting vocals. It’s impressive how much she changed the tone of the song, but we don’t love the cover. Unless we’re feeling upset and want to wallow in our sorrows, then we might give it a play.
We warned you:
And for good measure, here’s the original: