“Jesus” (Velvet Underground Cover) (Live On A.V. Undercover) (Video)

    Little Scream stretch the idea of a “holiday song” in the new episode of A.V. Club’s Holiday Undercover, covering the Velvet Underground’s “Jesus.” “Jesus” is a damn hard song to cover–the original is arguably Lou Reed’s finest hour–being that the song gets most of its emotional heft from the atmosphere and mood of the track. Little Scream attempt to recreate the atmosphere, but also up the tempo, turning the song into a nearly alt-country jam. It won’t top the original, but this is pretty solid. Watch below:

    Little Scream covers “Jesus” by The Velvet Underground