Sydney Four-Piece The Jezabels Covered "Don't Stop Believin" and It's Better Than Journey

by James Rickman

What is it about Australia that makes us so cuckoo for cliché? In honor of Australia Day this Sunday, let's all agree not to utter the stereotypical Aussie salutation or throw any small crustaceans on any portable grills; instead, let's enjoy this lean cover of "Don't Stop Believin'" by the Jezabels, a Sydney four-piece whose second album, The Brink, comes out next month. Singer Hayley Mary nails the high notes, guitarist Samuel Lockwood faithfully executes that shredding guitar fade-in and the band generally highlights the karaoke casualty's strengths, thereby revealing their own.

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