"Use Somebody" is basically the only track on Kings of Leon's fourth effort, Only By the Night, that isn't mostly awful and collapsing under it's own self-importance (although there is a lot of that too). On a BBC Radio 1 performance recently, Bat for Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) covered the song expertly, bringing out an emotional nakedness that isn't evident on the original. It's kind of a random cover as seen through a U.S.-centric lens, but the Kings are enormous in the U.K., so Khan covering this makes total sense.
Bat for Lashes pretty great sophomore album, Two Suns, is out now.
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