Haim Turn Beyoncé's "XO" Into a Stark Rock Ballad

by Abby Schreiber

We're suckers for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge covers (see: The xx's "Last Christmas,"Angel Haze's "Drunk In Love") and today it's Haim's turn to step into the studio and give Beyoncé's "XO" a go. The sisters have already nailed covers of Miley, Sheryl Crow and The Strokes and here they strip Bey's track of some of its sweeping production layers in favor of a starker rock vibe. It's a great cover though we admit we prefer the original -- no shade.

Give it a watch, above.

[via Stereogum]

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