The quirky multi-talented duo Mates of States just released an all covers record entitled Crushes (The Covers Mixtape). To celebrate they recorded a live cover of the Replacements’ classic “I Will Dare” as part of the A.V. Club’s Undercover series. Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel recruited some help on drums, guitar and even trumpet.
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