POP ETC, the artists formerly known as the Morning Benders, unveiled their top ten modern pop tracks with style today. Frontman Chris Chu sat down with a webcam and an acoustic guitar for a nine-minute spiel and series of covers. Katy Perry, Beyoncé, The-Dream, T-Pain, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Drake, Rihanna and Justin Bieber all made Chu and company’s list.
Amidst the explanations, Chu gave spirited renditions of “Teenage Dream,” “Rockin’ That Thing,” “Marvin’s Room” and “Baby.” So if you never thought you’d see an indie pop titan covering Justin Bieber, now’s your chance. Take a look at the full list and watch Chu’s video below and pick up the band’s self-titled first album as POP ETC tomorrow, June 12, via Rough Trade.
POP ETC’s top ten modern pop songs:
“Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry
“Single Ladies” by Beyoncé
“Rockin’ That Thing” by The-Dream
“Can’t Believe It” by T-Pain F. Lil’ Wayne
“Love Story” by Taylor Swift
“All of the Lights” by Kanye West
“Party in the USA” by Miley Cyrus
“Marvin’s Room” by Drake
“Only Girl in the Room” by Rihanna
“Baby” by Justin Bieber