May 20, 2009

Love vigilantes and iron and wine

Fresh off his Colorado stop, Sam Beam swung by Jimmy Fallon last night to perform the stunning unreleased “Godless Brother In Love” (which you can see here).

As a bonus, he also sang this lovely version of New Order’s “Love Vigilantes,” featured on his new double album Around The Well:

I’ve also been listening to Voxtrot‘s cover over the last few days — I’ve had them on the brain because Love Language makes me think of Voxtrot. Get it? No.

Love Vigilantes (live at Magnetic Field) – Voxtrot

…Or Laura Cantrell‘s burnished bluegrass take on it earlier this year:

Love Vigilantes – Laura Cantrell

Also, for your “garden-party-with-an-edge”:

Love Vigilantes (instrumental) – String Quartet Tribute to New Order and Joy Division

And….the 1985 original that never gets old.

Love Vigilantes – New Order

[thanks for the vid, Dainon!]

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