LISTEN: Diamond Rings’ cover of Teenage Fanclub’s ‘Mellow Doubt’

Pitchfork pointed me to this b-side track by Diamond Rings, who we profiled on his last visit to Dallas. The queer-centric singer covered Teenage Fanclub’s “Mellow Doubt” from their signature 1995 album Grand Prix. The original is already some good stuff, but dare I say Diamond Rings has improved upon the song? His pop perspective turned the somewhat somber song into a spirited tune.

The song is the b-side to his song “You and Me” (check out the video) and comes prior to his European release of Special Affections.

Give it a listen.

Diamond Rings – Mellow Doubt (Teenage Fanclub cover) by diamondringsmusic

—  Rich Lopez