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October 13, 2009

Paul Masson covers "My Girls" by Animal Collective

Local singer/songwriter Paul Masson (no relation to the winemakers) was recently in studio to record an episode of Baltimore Unsigned, which airs tonight at 8 p.m. At the end of his session, he played this acoustic cover of Animal Collective's "My Girls." Dig it:

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 4:40 PM | | Comments (7)
Categories: Local music


I hear Orson Welles was big fan!

maa haaa the french ...

he's got nothing on 'mm bop'

Not a fan. It takes out all the energy that made the original such a stand-out.

It's like Damien Rice doinked Ray Lamontagne and then they only taught their offspring 3 chords and broke his heart like 6 times before the age of twelve, then put him in a studio with nothing to work with but this song

Love the cover! It's great when a musician recognizes a captivating song and makes it so in a new genre. I love hearing this particular song slowed down and stripped away. It's a heartfelt song, either way. Can't wait to hear more.

uh... he will sell no songs before their time?

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